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HODL

"Hodl" is a phrase that refers to holding and not selling cryptocurrency. The term is derived from a post on Bitcointalk ...

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Ledger (two meanings)

A ledger is a commonly used term in the crypto world...

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Private key

The private key is a long code like the public key...

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Volatility

Volatility is the degree to which the price of a crypto coin or...

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Miner

Miners are an essential part of any Proof-of-Work (PoW) blockchain consensus protocol and...

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Inflation

Inflation refers to the gradual rise of prices in an economy relative to...

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Metaverse

Metaverse is an umbrella term for the online world where everything...

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Altcoin

An altcoin is an "alternative coin" or a cryptocurrency launched after Bitcoin. The term “altcoin” thus refers ...

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DEX (Decentralized Exchange)

An open-source trading platform controlled by computer code and a decentralized community...

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Deflation

The opposite of inflation. The scarcity of, for example, money or crypto...

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Bull-Market

A period when a market, instrument or sector shows a strong...

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Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto is the pseudonymous person or group responsible for creating the bitcoin protocol. Satoshi Nakamoto ...

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Central Exchange (CEX)

A traditional trading platform operated by a company...

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Fiat currency

Fiat currency is a term that refers to any currency used by a...

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Pre-sale

A pre-sale token is a token that is not yet available through...

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Bear-Market

A period when a market, instrument or sector shows a strong...

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Shitcoin

With shitcoin, people refer to coins that are of...

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Pyramid game

Pyramid game is seen as a way of scamming. People at the top of...

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Satoshis

A satoshi is the smallest unit of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, named after its creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. One satoshi represents a hundred millionth of a single bitcoin, making it an essential building block for Bitcoin transactions.

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DAO (Decentralized Autonomous organization)

A DAO is an organization or company that is managed decentrally...

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All-time low (ATL)

All-time low (ATL) is a term used when a price reaches the...

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Black swan event

A black swan event refers to an unpredictable event that...

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Blockchain

A blockchain is a public ledger maintained by a peer-to-peer network...

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Scalability

Scalability in blockchain technology is the ability of a blockchain network to...

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Finfluencer

This term was coined for influencers who influence...

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Hacker

Computer hackers are often malicious individuals who try to break into...

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Seed phrase

A seed phrase is a collection of 12 or 24 words that...

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Native token

A native token is the original cryptocurrency of a blockchain network...

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Intrinsic value

The value that an object, company or digital property has in itself...

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Private sale

A private sale token is similar to a pre-sale token...

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51% attack

A 51% attack is a scenario in which 50% of the nodes within a blockchain network are...

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Algorithm

An algorithm is a very broad concept. Perhaps best described as instructions for a computer to...

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Software wallet

A software wallet is a kind of digital wallet in which a user's...

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the first and most important cryptocurrency. The anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto invented and ...

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BRC-20

This term is used for the token standard that has been agreed upon for tokens deployed on the Bitcoin blockchain.

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Hardware wallet

A hardware wallet is a kind of wallet / bank account on which crypto...

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Stablecoin

A stablecoin is a digital currency whose value remains the same...

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Wallet

A cryptocurrency wallet is a device or service that stores...

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Liquidity

In the crypto context, liquidity means the...

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Phishing

Phishing is digital scam...

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Genesis block

The first block of a blockchain. Genesis refers to "creation"...

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All-time high (ATH)

All-time high (ATH) is a term used when a price reaches the...

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ERC-20

The ERC-20 standard describes the technical specifications requirements that...

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Validator

In the context of blockchain technology, a validator is the one responsible for...

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Rollups

A technology to perform faster and more blockchain transactions...

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Staking

Staking is the process by which a user of a blockchain network "stakes" or locks their cryptocurrency assets to a network ...

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Dino (Decentralized In Name Only)

This term refers to crypto projects that pretend to be decentralized...

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Smart contract

A smart contract is a kind of digital contract in a blockchain that executes itself...

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DeFi

DeFi, short for Decentralized Finance, is a financial ecosystem built on blockchain technology, which aims to transform conventional finance services. It offers endless possibilities, like digital assets, smart contracts, and decentralized applications (dApps), all driven by transparency and efficiency.

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Staking

Staking is the process by which a user of a blockchain network "stakes" or locks their cryptocurrency assets to a network ...

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Consensus mechanism

When a transaction takes place in a blockchain network, the status of the transaction must be...

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Peer-to-Peer

A peer-to-peer (P2P) network structure related to blockchain technology is generally...

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Whale

An address on the blockchain that holds a large number of crypto...

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Cold Wallet

A cold wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet that is not connected to the internet...

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Whitepaper

Whitepapers are widely used for new crypto projects. It’s a document where the project is extensively ...

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NFT

An NFT is a unique ownership token on the blockchain...

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Hard fork

A hard fork is a software update that is not backwards compatible...

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Halving

The bitcoin halving is the halving of the amount of...

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Gas

The cost associated with handling and executing smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain is called gas...

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Node

Also called node. In blockchain technology, a node is...

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Flippening

Flippening is a term speculators use for the exchange of...

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Oracles

Oracles are third-party information providers that send real-world...

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Decentralization

In many ways, decentralization is the defining characteristic of blockchain technology...

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Snapshot

A snapshot means a snapshot of the distribution of all tokens of...

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Web3 Foundation

The Web3 Foundation is a Swiss-based foundation dedicated...

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Web3

The term Web 3.0 refers to a vision of the third generation of computers...

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Sharding

Sharding is a mechanism used to divide a blockchain network...

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Snapshot

A snapshot means a snapshot of the distribution of all tokens of...

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TRC-20

TRC-20 is a smart contract standard for token...

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Proof-of-Work (POW)

Proof of Work (PoW) is a blockchain consensus mechanism first...

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Dapps (Decentralized application)

A decentralized application - or dApp - uses blockchain technology to address use cases...

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Zero-knowledge proofs

A way to prove to another party that a certain statement is true, without having ...

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Proof-of-Stake (POS)

Proof of Stake (PoS) is one of the most widely used blockchain consensus mechanisms...

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Poap (Proof of attendance protocol)

Poaps are a special kind of NFTs. You can see it as...

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