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  • number-crunching
    n. Computations of a numerical nature, esp. those that make extensive use of floating-point numbers. The only thing {Fortrash} is good for. ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: era, the 

    era, the


    Syn. epoch. Webster's Unabridged makes these words almost synonymous, but `era' usually connotes a span of time rather than a point in time. The epoch usage is recommended.