Number Cruncher

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Number Cruncher

A slang term for an accountant or other financial worker.
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After months of number crunching and belt tightening, Los Angeles Unified School District board members unanimously signed off Tuesday on the school district's $6.
Teams of youngsters were today number crunching in a maths challenge at Hartlepool College.
The AMD Athlon MP processor 2400+ enables business customers and the scientific community to achieve more work in less time through its superior x86 processor architecture, including state-of-the-art floating-point capability for intense number crunching.
The year eight pupils at Cardinal Newman RC School, Sandpits Lane, Keresley, received certificates for their number crunching ability.
If you're an average business user performing mostly word processing and number crunching, then you have plenty of options.
Simon Davey, 32, a salesman for IBM Internet, and his wife Jacqui, 30, who also works for the computer giant, are no slouches when it comes to number crunching.
Using the same CIC platform, Interaction Optimizer not only gives us true real-time adherence and detailed historical ACD data, it also offers access to a complete set of optimization tools like recording, quality monitoring and multimedia features, which give us single reports across calls, faxes, e-mails and Web chats all with a few clicks of the mouse instead of days of manual number crunching.
To give some idea of the number crunching required for this kind of work, designing the UltraSPARC III processor required more than 400 Billion simulated cycles.
MTA spokesman Gary Wosk said the groups made progress on several issues, and there was ``a lot of number crunching going on, on both sides.