noun Date: 1946 1. one that crunches 2. a finishing blow

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  • cruncher — noun Agent noun of crunch; a person or thing that crunches. Im a number cruncher …   Wiktionary

  • cruncher — /krun cheuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that crunches. 2. Informal. a decisive blow, argument, event, or the like. [1945 50; CRUNCH + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cruncher — ● ►en /kr*n (ch)*r/ n. m. ►PACK Logiciel de compression, qu on trouve souvent sous la forme d une petite routine intégrée dans un autre programme. Terme aussi rencontré (mais plus rarement) comme synonyme de cracker …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • cruncher — n. muncher; someone or something which crunches or grinds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cruncher — crunch·er …   English syllables

  • cruncher — crunch•er [[t]ˈkrʌn tʃər[/t]] n. 1) cvb a person or thing that crunches 2) cvb inf Informal. a decisive blow, argument, event, etc • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • cruncher — chə(r) noun ( s) slang : a finishing blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jerry Cruncher — is a character in Charles Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Cities. Overview Jerry Cruncher is employed as a porter for Tellson s Bank of London. He earns extra money as a resurrection man removing bodies from their graves for sale to medical schools… …   Wikipedia

  • Number cruncher — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Number cruncher (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on number cruncher instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/number cruncher …   Wikipedia

  • number cruncher number-cruncher — Computer Com*put er (k[o^]m*p[=u]t [ e]r), n. 1. One who computes. 2. (Computers) an electronic device for performing calculations automatically. It consists of a clock to provide voltage pulses to synchronize the operations of the devices within …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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