Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Dictionary
A complete list of crypto definitions
Cryptocurrency and blockchain glossary
Commonly used terms in the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency
Terms commonly used in the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency
Blockchain is most simply defined as a decentralized, distributed ledger technology that records the provenance of a digital asset. To put it simply it is a kind of database for storing information related to the crypto world.
However, it works in a completely different way when compared to a normal database. Usually, databases organize the data using tables or indexes, but when it comes to blockchain the way how information is stored relies on blocks that are chained together.
Whenever new data enters the blockchain, it is stored in a new block. And when the data block is full, the blockchain connects it to the prior existing block. In this way, the complete system works on a chained system that follows a particular order while undergoing the process.
Blockchain is most simply defined as a decentralized, distributed ledger technology that records the provenance of a digital asset. To put it simply i...
A smart contract is a computer program or a transaction protocol respectively, which is intended to...
AML is the abbreviation for ‘anti-money laundering. AML stands for policy and legislation on m...
DAO is an abbreviation of ‘Decentralised Autonomous Organization’. This is basically an...
A block explorer is an online service to track blockchain transactions. It usually is a website wher...
2 Factor Authentication is a double-layer security measure. Most crypto exchanges use it. In order t...
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