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  • noun Plural form of cruncher.

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Examples

  • Nicole Sperling, one of EW’s esteemed box office numbers-crunchers, is predicting a big win for Disney’s A Christmas Carol this weekend, pulling in what she estimates will be $41 million.

    Weekend Box Office Poll: What will you see? 'A Christmas Carol'? Return to 'Paranormal Activity' or 'This Is It'? | EW.com

  • Word crunchers found that the president's 2009 inaugural address was the first one to use the term "data" and only the second to mention "statistics."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Add boiling water as it needs and cook slowly five or six hours, after which strain and serve with bread "crunchers" cut in dice.

    Favorite Dishes : a Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book

  • Well, if you ha ever complied with my request to do a piece on BOINC and distributed computing, you might be able to take some credit for the success of LHC, which was aided by some 57,000 "crunchers" at home and at work, donating their idle computer time to process data for this project.

    All Things Digital

  • Athabascan indians and Eskimos when I was a kid were referred to openlyas "crunchers" and

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Athabascan indians and Eskimos when I was a kid were referred to openlyas "crunchers" and

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Athabascan indians and Eskimos when I was a kid were referred to openlyas "crunchers" and

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Athabascan indians and Eskimos when I was a kid were referred to openlyas "crunchers" and

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • The political battle over health-care reform is waged largely with numbers, and few number-crunchers have shaped the debate as much as the Lewin Group, a consulting firm whose research has been widely cited by opponents of a public insurance option.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: July 23, 2009

  • In a letter delivered Friday and over breakfast at the Executive Mansion, McDonnell informed the legislators that his number crunchers have reforecast their projections for tax revenues, predicting that the state's income tax and other collections will improve at a faster rate than once thought.

    As economy improves, Va. predicts healthier revenue rebound

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