Number Cruncher

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Number Cruncher

A slang term for an accountant or other financial worker.
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NUMBER CRUNCHING: Dominic Wing with mobiles bound for the crusher; Picture: PETER LAWSON
Identifying those attributes is usually more a matter of judgment and experience than sheer number crunching."
Make a deal with yourself: Two hours of number crunching buys you an hour in the 30-Something chat room at BlackPlanet.com.
In A Piece of Pi: Wit-Sharpening, Brain-Bruising, Number Crunching Activities with Pi, students can trace the history of pi, re-create famous experiments, and discover how pi is mysteriously related to other things--like hat sizes and the vertically symmetrical letters of the alphabet.
By gathering information, which previously stayed on the production line, it eliminates the need for 'number crunching' data from multiple systems.
This means all the number crunching and business vision in the world can't provide all the information you need to make e-business work for your organization.
Nice looking and a nice idea but, all in all, a rather sad disappointment that lets you down both on a playability level and on the PlayStation technical level to cope with the required number crunching.
We have to recognize that we are not just "number crunching" any more; this is about information sharing.
But that's still far from the whole truth about CIM payback, some of which will continue to elude capture by mere number crunching. How do you put a dollar value on increased customer confidence in your production quality and on-time reliability?
For real serious number crunching or long term storage of information, the Newton won't cut it.
However, route planners can still gain significant fuel savings by computing heading changes alone, which requires far less number crunching. Thus, a captain could set the ships throttle at a constant speed and simply change course at points calculated by the computer, maximizing the benefits of favorable currents and minimizing the effects of unfavorable ones.
The software automates the preparation of the trial balance, financial statements and supporting workpapers as well as assists the preparation of tax returns, saving the accountant the time spent manually "number crunching" and improving quality control.