A-Z Crypto Jargon Encyclopedia

Learn Crypto Jargon

The A-Z Crypto Jargon Encyclopedia is your comprehensive guide to the complex world of cryptocurrency. This resource demystifies the often confusing terminology associated with digital assets, making it an essential tool for both novices and experts alike.

From ‘Altcoins’ to ‘Zero-Knowledge Proofs’, the encyclopedia covers a wide range of terms, providing easy-to-understand definitions and explanations. It delves into various aspects of the crypto universe, including blockchain technology, trading strategies, regulatory developments, and much more. Whether you’re looking to invest in Bitcoin or exploring the potential of DeFi, the A-Z Crypto Jargon Encyclopedia helps you navigate the crypto landscape with confidence and clarity.

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51% Attack

A situation where more than half of the computing power on a network is operated by a single individual or concentrated group, which gives them complete and total control over a network.

 

ASIC Resistant

A term for a cryptocurrency’s resistance to Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) mining.

 

Atomic Swap

A technology that makes it possible to exchange cryptocurrencies directly and without intermediaries.

 

Block Reward

The reward given to a miner after they have successfully hashed a transaction block.

 

Chain Split

A chain split happens when a blockchain branches into two versions of transaction history. This can happen as a result of a ‘hard fork’ or a ‘soft fork’.

 

Circulating Supply

The best approximation of the number of coins that are circulating in the market and in the general public’s hands.

 

Confirmation

The act of hashing a transaction and adding it to the blockchain.

 

Consensus Mechanism

The process through which all the peers of the blockchain network reach a common agreement about the present state of the distributed ledger.

 

Cryptanalysis

The study of analyzing information systems in order to study the hidden aspects of the systems.

 

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