If more than half the computer power or mining hash rate on a network is run by a single person or a single group.
An Application Programming Interface is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications.
An acronym for application-specific integrated circuit — a device designed for the sole purpose of mining cryptocurrencies.
Credit or debit entries, similar to traditional accounting systems but using tokens.
The place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from in the form of a string of letters and numbers.
A blockchain network that works on a hybrid consensus approach; both Proof of Work and Proof of Stake.
A concept that states: if data cannot be accessed, then it cannot be infected or corrupted.
A type of marketing campaign that distributes a specific cryptocurrency or token to a designated audience.
Airnode is an API blockchain gateway that is deployed by API providers who want to engage in the API3 blockchain protocol.
These automatically control the supply of algorithmic stablecoins while improving scalability, decentralization, and transparency.
A stablecoin that uses an algorithm which can issue more coins when its price increases and buy them off the market when the price falls.
An automated trading system where buy and sell orders are placed according to the rules of an algorithm.
The allotment of equity or tokens that may be earned, bought, or reserved.
Also known as an alternative coin, this is what all other cryptocurrencies are known as because Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency.
A person who trades cryptocurrencies that are not Bitcoin.
The amount of interest a borrower must pay each year is known as the annual percentage rate (APR). The annual percentage rate (APR) is determined by multiplying the periodic interest rate by the number of periods in a year that the periodic rate is used.
Annual percentage yield (APY) is the rate of return gained over the course of a year on a specific investment. Compounding interest, which is computed on a regular basis and applied to the amount, is factored into the APY.
A set of rules that protects investors from falling victim to a pump and dump scheme, in which a large number of tokens are purchased by an investor to boost the token’s value and then dumped at a much higher price, resulting in losses to investors who purchased the asset later.
An asset that performs better when exposed to volatility and shocks in the market.
A set of international laws enacted to stop criminal organizations or individuals from laundering money through cryptocurrencies and then back into real-world cash.
Apeing is when a crypto trader buys a token shortly after the token project launches, without conducting thorough research.
The practice of quickly buying and selling the same asset in different markets to take advantage of price differences between said markets.
The complete loss of a trader's total invested capital, specifically as a result of shorting Bitcoin.
The minimum price that a seller is willing to accept for an asset.
Measures the total market values of all the funds controlled by an individual or financial institution on behalf of their clients.
The transfer of cryptocurrency from one party to another, without the use of an exchange or other intermediary.
AtomicDEX offers a cryptocurrency wallet and DEX in one application that is available for multiple platforms.
An account book designed to provide evidence of individual transactions.
A system that provides liquidity to the exchange it operates in through automated trading.
A technical standard for tokens on Binance Chain.
BEP-20 is a Binance Smart Chain token standard created with the intention of extending ERC-20.
BEP-721 is a Binance Smart Chain (BSC) token standard that enables the generation of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). It is considered to be an extension of ERC-721 that is one of the most popular NFT standards.
Binance Evolution Protocol (BEP-95) is a Bruno hard fork upgrade that aims to speed up the BNB token burning process.
Slang for a large quantity of a specific cryptocurrency. It can also be used to describe a person’s crypto portfolio.
A person who holds large amounts of a token, regardless of its performance.
Implemented in the United States in 1970 to prevent criminals from concealing or laundering their illegal gains.
When used in the crypto space, this refers to a collection of digital currencies managed as a single asset.
A blockchain that coordinates shard chains, manages staking and the registry of validators in a PoS cryptocurrency, such as Ethereum 2.0.
Someone who believes that prices in a given market will decline over an extended period.
When prices of assets in a market fall by 20% or more from recent highs.
A method of comparing the performance of your asset or investment portfolio to that of similar assets to see whether there is a gap that can be bridged by increasing performance indicators.
A popular index security that is used as a gauge or benchmark, against which the progress of the broader market may be tracked.
The cost that someone is willing to pay for a security, asset, commodity, service, or contract.
A metric that determines how much share of the overall crypto market share is owned by Bitcoin.
A file containing information on transactions completed during a given time period. Blocks are the constituent parts of a blockchain.
An application enabling a user to view details of blocks on a given blockchain.
A unique identifier for a block on a blockchain that is hashed on a continuous basis to supply proof-of-work for mining incentives.
A person or group whose hardware is chosen to verify a block's transactions and begin the next block on most Proof-of-Stake blockchains.
The coins awarded to a miner or group of miners for solving the cryptographic problem required to create a new block on a given blockchain.
In blockchain technology, block size refers to the amount of data about transactions a single block in the chain can carry.