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Also known as a Majority Attack. When one or a group of miners control greater than 50% of the network's mi...

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An economics concept in which one party has a direct advantage in efficiency in producing/providing a speci...

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An investing strategy employed by fund managers aiming to outperform an index or market in order to generat...

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A phrase of Latin origin that is used in modern English to mean 'for this purpose' or 'specifically for this.'

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String of text that designates the location of a particular wallet on the blockchain. Often a hashed versio...

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The distribution of digital assets to the public, either by virtue of holding a certain other token or simp...

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A sequence of unambiguous instructions used for the purpose of solving a problem.

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An order which once placed, must either be filled in its entirety or not at all. This prevents any partial ...

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The highest price of a cryptocurrency in a quote​ currency, such as a dollar, BTC, ETH, or BNB

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An allotment of tokens or equity, that may be earned, purchased, or set aside for a certain investor, team,...

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The first look at a product released by a team, consisting of the very first version of a primitive, basic ...

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A cryptocurrency that is alternative to Bitcoin. Used to describe cryptocurrencies that are not Bitcoin.

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Wealthy investors that seek out opportunities to provide funding for entrepreneurs or start-up companies.

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A framework consisting of legal and regulatory procedures to minimize and curb the flow of funds that are g...

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A collection of functions and procedures that allow users to interact/communicate with the data of an appli...

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An Integrated Circuit customized for maximum performance in a particular use, rather than general-purpose use.

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Buying and selling of assets over different markets in order to take advantage of differing prices on the s...

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An ASIC-resistant cryptocurrency has its protocol and mining algorithm configured in such a way that using ...

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The lowest price a seller is willing to accept on their sell order when trading an asset on an exchange.

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A system or method that helps individuals or companies manage assets. Either on behalf of their clients or ...

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Events in electronic systems that do not happen at the same time or speed, or happen independent of the mai...

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Smart contract technology that enables the exchange of one cryptocurrency for another without using central...

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Points in a software environment where an attacker can attempt to enter or extract data from the system.

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A live event where assets or services are negotiated through a bidding process, which is often led by an au...

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The portfolio of coins and tokens one is holding. Often related to a poorly performing bag of assets that i...

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A negative trend in prices of a market. It is widely used not only in the cryptocurrency space but also in ...

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A measurement standard which can be used to gauge the performance of a particular asset or investment portf...

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A technical standard that defines a set of rules for the issuance and management of tokens in the Binance C...

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BEP-20 is a token standard on Binance Smart Chain that extends ERC-20, the most common Ethereum token stand...

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A technical standard that defines a set of rules for the issuance of NFTs in the Binance Smart Chain ecosys...

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BEP-95 is a Binance Evolution Proposal that introduces a real-time burning mechanism to Binance Smart Chain.

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A tool used to measure the volatility of an asset in comparison to the volatility of a specific portfolio o...

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An early version of a program for users to test and for a team to get feedback. Beta stage comes after the ...

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In the context of financial markets, it is the value buyers offer for an asset, such as a commodity, securi...

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The difference in price between the lowest asking price and highest bid price on the order book for an asset

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The world's first decentralized charity platform to advocate the concept of 'blockchain for social good'.

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When the community has the opportunity to vote for their favorite project to win a free listing on Binance.

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An initiative by Binance to collaborate with partners who care about the blockchain/cryptocurrency ecosystem.

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A social impact fund and an initiative to incubate, invest, and empower blockchain and cryptocurrency entre...

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A cryptocurrency created by the pseudonymous developer(s) Satoshi Nakamoto. The first cryptocurrency, initi...

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Leading implementation of the software that enables users to interact with the Bitcoin network. Initially r...

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The ratio of Bitcoin's market capitalization versus the sum of the market capitalizations of all cryptocurr...

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The first known transaction where Bitcoin was exchanged for a physical good. Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 BTC...

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An event that is often entirely unexpected and deviates from the expected result causing widespread ramific...

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A computer file that stores transaction data. These can then be arranged in a linear sequence, which will f...

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An online Blockchain webpage which allows users to browse information about blocks, transactions, balances,...

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A section in a block containing metadata and a summary of the block's transactions. This is the information...

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The number of blocks in the chain between itself and the first block on that blockchain (genesis block or b...

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The sum of coins awarded by the blockchain protocol to cryptocurrency miners for each successfully mined an...

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A decentralized, digitized ledger that records transaction information about a cryptocurrency in a chronolo...

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A data structure that can be used to inform the user whether a particular item is part of a set

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Launched by Binance after an initial coin offering that ended on July 3rd, 2017. Used for receiving exchang...

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A technical analysis indicator that measures market volatility. It's made of two sidelong bands and a simpl...

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A reward posted by a group or individual to incentivize certain work, behavior (such as referrals), or deve...

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The point where the total costs of an operation is equivalent to its current value or revenue.

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The multiple of the current price by which an asset needs to appreciate in order to reach its previous all-...

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When the price of an asset moves outside of a defined range or pattern, typically by breaking out of a supp...

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Originally derived from HODL, a term referring to keeping your heads down and focusing on building your pro...

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A positive trend in prices of a market. It is widely used not only in the cryptocurrency space but also in ...

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A single huge buy order or the composition of multiple large buy orders at the same price in the order book...

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A temporary block created by a mining node (miner) to add to the blockchain to receive the block rewards.

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A graph representation of price action that displays the open, close, high, and low points within a certain...

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A period of strong selling activity, where investors give up their positions and sell their holdings as qui...

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The property of a cryptocurrency network that prevents any entity from altering transactions on it.

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A financial institution that acts as a monetary authority and manages a states currency, interest rates, an...

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The part of a computer responsible for interpreting instructions of computer programs and executing operati...

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When the planning and decision-making mechanisms are concentrated in a particular point within a system.

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A method for encrypting and decrypting messages. These can be divided into symmetric or asymmetric, accordi...

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The best approximate number of cryptocurrency coins or tokens that are publicly available and circulating i...

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In computer science, a shared pool of resources, which are made available to multiple users through the Int...

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A cryptocurrency or digital cash that is independent of any other platform, which is used as an exchange of...

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Pledging something of value against a loan to guarantee that the person taking the loan will complete repay...

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A dedicated space in a data center belonging to stock exchanges which is shared with other entities such as...

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US-based agency responsible for regulating the derivatives markets, which includes options, swaps, and futu...

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The time elapsed when a transaction is submitted to the network and the time it is recorded into a confirme...

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When multiple investment methods, technical indicators, or trading signals are combined to form a more reli...

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A Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure used to track the effects of inflation over a period of time.

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Personal information. Examples include username, password, email address, qualifications and many more.

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A digital currency that is secured by cryptography to work as a medium of exchange within a peer-to-peer (P...

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The science of using mathematical theories and computation in order to encrypt and decrypt information.

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Refers to the holding of assets on behalf of a client. Can also refer to the ownership of one's funds or as...

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A process operating in the background waiting for a specific event or condition in order to be activated.

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A brief recovery in the price of a declining asset that is shortly followed by a continuation of the downtr...

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Applications that run on a P2P network of computers rather than one central computer. This allows the softw...

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An organization that is controlled by shareholders rather than a central authority.

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A system of hard-coded rules that define which actions a decentralized organization will take.

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An exchange which does not require users to deposit funds to start trading and does not hold the funds for ...

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The ecosystem comprised of decentralized financial applications developed on top of blockchain networks.

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The act of reverting an encryption process so that unreadable data (ciphertext) can be converted into reada...

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The part of the web that is somehow hidden, i.e., not indexed by Google and other traditional web search en...

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The removal of an asset from an exchange either as a request from the project team or as a decision made by...

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An attack in which a malicious user purposely creates a smart-contract, decentralized market, or other soft...

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In cryptocurrency, difficulty indicates the difficulty required to mine a block. Learn more at Binance Acad...

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The term 'difficulty bomb' denotes the increase in mining difficulty in Ethereum, as part of its migration ...

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When the market price of an asset and a technical indicator (e.g. RSI, Volume, MACD) are heading in opposit...

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The allocation of funds across different types of assets and jurisdictions in order to reduce the overall r...

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A valuable piece of advice. It's always wise to research a coin or token yourself instead of following what...

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Investing fixed dollar amounts over regular periods of time regardless of the price of the asset.

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When a given amount of coins are spent more than once. Usually as a result of a race attack or a 51% attack.

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When the majority of peers on the network are malicious and monopolize the network in order to prevent spec...

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An economic theory stating financial markets reflect all available information on the price of assets at an...

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Conversion of information or data into a secure code in order to prevent unauthorised access to the informa...

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The industry’s first global standards organization to deliver an open, standards-based architecture and spe...

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A technical standard used to issue and implement tokens on the Ethereum blockchain proposed in November 201...

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An Ethereum based non-fungible token. This means that each token is unique and as a result, not interchange...

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A marketplace for cryptocurrencies where users can buy and sell coins.

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A situation where a trader enters a position betting on a price movement that quickly reverses or ultimatel...

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Refers to the action of purchasing an asset while it is rapidly declining in price under the expectation th...

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The feeling of fear and anxiety that you might be missing out on a potentially profitable opportunity.

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A marketing strategy used to spread fear and insecurity among customers, traders, or investors.

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Money that a government has declared to be legal tender.

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A buy or sell order which must be executed immediately in its entirety or else it will be cancelled.

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The assurance or guarantee that completed (cryptocurrency) transactions cannot be altered, reversed or canc...

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The competitive advantage of the first project to bring a service or product into a new and unexplored mark...

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Describes how authorities adjusts the tax rates of a country, influencing how public funds should be collec...

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The name to describe the moment when Litecoin (LTC) surpassed Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in terms of market capital...

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The name to describe the moment when/if Ethereum (ETH) surpasses Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of market capitaliz...

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When a trader's leveraged position is forcibly closed as a result of it not fulfilling the necessary margin...

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Forex stands for Foreign Exchange Markets. It's a global market for the trading of fiat currencies.

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Using mathematically rigorous proofs to ensure certain properties of cryptographic algorithms and blockchai...

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A computer that fully implements the entirety of rules of an underlying blockchain network and completely v...

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Evaluating an asset based on its underlying characteristics and traits as an effort towards arriving at an ...

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The property of an asset whose individual units are indistinguishable from each other in terms of value and...

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A standardized version of forward contracts that are used as a legal agreement to buy or sell an asset in t...

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The pricing mechanism employed on the Ethereum blockchain to calculate the costs of smart contracts operat...

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The maximum price a cryptocurrency user is willing to pay as a fee when sending a transaction, or performin...

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License allowing users to copy and modify software, but requires the works to be distributed under the same...

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The first ever block recorded on its respective blockchain network, also referred to as Block 0 or Block 1.

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A site/system/folder/repository where a team can share, collaborate, and save their open source or propieta...

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A bullish chart pattern where a shorter-term moving average crosses above a longer-term moving average.

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A particular method of asynchronous peer-to-peer communication between computer nodes of a distributed system.

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A small denomination of Ether. It is widely used as a measure of gas prices. 1,000,000,000 wei = 1 Giga wei...

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An individual that has an advanced understanding of computer systems and networks, including programmers an...

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Haha Money Printer Go Brrrrr is meme created in response to the Federal Reserve's 2020 plan to print money.

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When the block reward of a crypto asset, such as bitcoin, drops to one-half of what it was before; this is ...

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The maximum amount of funds a project intends to raise during their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) or alternat...

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The output produced by a hash function after a piece of data is mapped. May also be referred to as hash val...

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The speed at which a computer or mining hardware is able to calculate new hashes. Usually measured in hashe...

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Refers to a special feature that is used to create smart contracts that are able to modify payment channels.

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A type of algorithmic trading that involves the execution of a large number of orders in fractions of a sec...

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A typo of 'Hold' originating from bitcointalk that has also been retrofitted to be an acronym for Hold on f...

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A mechanism used in computer security used to detect or counteract unauthorized access of information systems.

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A conditional order to buy or sell a large amount of assets in smaller predetermined quantities in order to...

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The inability to change or be changed. One of the core features behind Bitcoin and blockchain technology.

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A financial instrument used to track the price value of a given asset or basket of assets

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A fundraising method in which new projects will sell their cryptocurrency to investors.

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A fundraising method designed to reduce the risk for token purchasers by introducing a trusted intermediary...

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Refers to the moment a private company starts offering its shares to the public for the first time.

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A small chip, typically made of silicon, that holds a set of electronic parts such as transistors, resistor...

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A concept of allowing blockchains to be compatible with each other and build upon each other's features and...

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An open-source project building a protocol for distributed content storage and access.

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An acronym which stands for “I owe you” and refers to an informal document that acknowledges a debt one par...

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The margin balance allocated to a position. Traders can manage risk by restricting the amount allocated to ...

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Generation of a new cryptocurrency which occurs in a variety of different ways, depending on parameters spe...

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The smallest denomination of BNB. Derived from the Telegram handle of the Binance Community Manager at the ...

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A versatile cryptographic function designed by Guido Bertoni, Joan Daemen, Michaël Peeters, and Gilles Van ...

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A standard procedure in the finance industry which allows companies to identify their customers and comply ...

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The time between submitting a transaction to a network and the first confirmation of acceptance by the netw...

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The law of demand relates to the willingness of consumers to buy a specific amount of goods or services for...

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A secondary framework or protocol that is built on top of an existing blockchain system to provide increase...

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A physical book or a digital computer file where monetary and financial transactions are tracked and recorded.

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A collection of stable resources, which may include executable files, documentation, message templates, and...

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A second layer operating on top of a blockchain, enabling increased transaction speed among participating n...

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A popular open-source operating system, created in 1991 by Linus Torvalds. It is used in a wide range of de...

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The ability to sell or buy any given asset without causing significant fluctuations in the market price for...

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The addition of an asset to an exchange either as a request from the project team or as a decision made by ...

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A blockchain protocol which is fully developed and deployed where transactions are being broadcasted, verif...

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When a coin migrates from a third party platform such as Ethereum or other token to a native on-chain token...

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You become a “maker” when you place an order and it does not trade immediately, so your order stays in the ...

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Any software program or code that is created to infiltrate and intentionally cause damage to computer syste...

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Trading using borrowed funds - note: this is a high risk strategy and should only be done by experienced i...

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The total trading value of a given coin - calculated by the product of the supply of the coin by the curren...

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The ability of a certain market to maintain a continuous increase or decrease in price within a particular ...

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When a taker picks the best available bid or ask for a cryptocurrency, taking the price and quantity availa...

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Nodes on a network that often require a minimum amount of a given coin staked in order to access staking re...

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Refers to the maximum number of coins or tokens that will be ever created for a given cryptocurrency.

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A node’s mechanism for keeping track of unconfirmed transactions that the node has seen (but have not yet b...

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The act of mining two or more cryptocurrencies at the same time, without sacrificing overall mining perform...

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A way of organizing and structuring large amounts of data to make it more straightforward to process. A has...

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Data that includes information about other data, such as information about features of a specific transaction.

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The verification of transactions on a blockchain network, in which transactions are added as entries into t...

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A collection of many miners, often in a warehouse or large data center devoted to mining cryptocurrencies

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Refers to the policies that authorities create and adopt to control the money supply and interest rates of ...

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A colloquial expression used to describe a cryptocurrency or other asset that is experiencing a strong upwa...

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Wallet which requires another party to authorize a transaction before it is broadcasted to the network.

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A participant on a blockchain network that communicates with other participants to ensure the security and ...

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A type of cryptographic token that represents a unique digital or real-world asset and isn't interchangeable.

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A single-use arbitrary string or number generated for verification purposes to prevent replaying past trans...

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Transactions that occur off a given blockchain network, that may be later reported or batched together befo...

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An account that is registered in a jurisdiction that is different to the jurisdiction of the holder's citiz...

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A pair of orders that are created concurrently, but it is only possible for one of them to execute.

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Software released under a license that gives anyone the ability and right to use, update, and distribute it...

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A data source or feed from a third party used for determining outcomes for smart contracts

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An electronic list of outstanding buy and sell orders for a specific asset on an exchange or marketplace.

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A block whose parent block is unknown, formed in older versions of Bitcoin Core, where ancestry data wasn't...

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A piece of paper on which a cryptocurrency address and its corresponding private key are physically printed...

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An investing strategy that doesn’t rely on active market exposure but rather tracks an existing economic in...

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When two or more computers are connected and share workload or resources without relying on a centralized s...

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A currency where the price is designed to remain the same as a designated asset. For example: 1 USDT is peg...

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A malicious attack where a bad actor will attempt to obtain the credentials of a user in order to gain unau...

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An Ethereum off-chain scaling solution which may allow Etherum to greatly increase the transactions per sec...

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Polkadot Crowdloan refers to the process of staking Polkadot (DOT) tokens to support specific projects in t...

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A scam in which new investors' funds are used to pay returns promised to previous investors. Do not invest ...

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The price movements of a financial asset over time. Plotted on a chart, it can be used by traders to identi...

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An example that shows why two individuals might not cooperate, even if it may appear to be in their best in...

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In cryptocurrency, a private key is a lengthy number that allows users to sign transactions and to generate...

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An early stage investment round for strategic investors with a considerable amount of investible funds.

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An application that is created through the use of modern web technologies and follows basic web standards.

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A consensus mechanism that reward block validators according to the amount of coins they have at stake.

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The property of a definite function that can produce an outcome that passes statistical tests of randomness.

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Quantum computing works using particles that can be in superposition. These particles represent qubits inst...

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When two transactions are created with the same funds at the same time, with the intention of spending thos...

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A type of malware which takes over your computer and threatens to destroy or reveal files unless a ransom i...

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A slang term used to define someone or something that has been destroyed or experienced catastrophic failur...

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A technical indicator that measures market momentum & used to identify overbought and oversold conditions.

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A term in Technical Analysis (TA). When a price that is increasing finds resistance. Usually compared with ...

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A measure used in order to assess the efficiency of an investment. The ratio between net profit and net cost.

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A business planning technique which lays out the short and long term goals of a company within a flexible e...

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An attack on the Internet Service Provider level to affect uptime or participation in a web-enabled system,...

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A rug pull in the crypto industry is when a development team suddenly abandons a project and sells or remov...

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The smallest unit of a bitcoin, as defined by the Bitcoin protocol. It equals one-hundred-millionth of a bi...

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The pseudonym of the creator or creators of the bitcoin protocol and whitepaper.

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Secure Asset Fund for Users is an emergency insurance fund. On the 3rd of July, 2018, Binance announced the...

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An independent governmental agency responsible for regulating securities markets.

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A systematic analysis to evaluate how safe a system, smart contract, or blockchain is agaisnt attacks or te...

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A seed phrase or menmonic seed is a collection of words that can be used to access your cryptocurrency wallet.

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A process where the transaction signatures are separated from bitcoin transactions. Allowing more transacti...

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The strategic withholding and releasing of blocks by a miner in order to gain a competitive advantage over ...

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A very large limit sell order or a cumulation of sell orders at the same price level on an order book for a...

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The overall attitude of a community in regards to a cryptocurrency or within investors towards a certain fi...

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A ratio created in 1966 that investors and economists use to assess the potential return of investment (ROI).

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Automated contracts that trigger certain action when predetermined conditions are met. It works like 'If…th...

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The ability to record the state of a blockchain ledger, storage device, or computer system at a specific po...

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Computer code, which is responsible for defining how software will function based on a list of instructions...

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A type of cryptocurrency that is designed to maintain a stable value, rather than experiencing significant ...

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A pool where stakeholders combine their staking power to increase their chance of successfully validating a...

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A two-way communication channel between two users or nodes on a network, or between a user and a service.

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A commodity, asset or currency that can be saved, retrieved and exchanged at a future date, without sufferi...

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A computer or virtual machine that operates at the highest level of currently possible computing power.

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A network of people and businesses involved in creating and distributing a particular product or serving a ...

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A term in Technical Analysis (TA). When a price that is decreasing finds 'support'. Usually compared with l...

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The 'taker' is someone who decides to place an order that is instantly matched with an existing order on th...

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A term adopted from the traditional financial markets and describes a strong negative financial performance...

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The trading 'symbol' or shortened name (typically in capital letters) that refer to a coin on a trading pla...

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Tokens (not to be confused with coins) are digital units issued on a blockchain. They can hold value or be ...

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Token lockup or vesting period refers to the time span in which tokens or coins are not allowed to be trans...

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The issuance of tokens in exchange for another cryptocurrency. Also referred to as an Initial Coin Offering.

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Refers to the number of coins or tokens that currently exists and are either in circulation or locked somehow.

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A transaction ID (TXID) is a unique string of characters that labels each transaction on the blockchain.

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The number of transactions that a blockchain network is capable of processing each second.

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No single entity has authority over the system and consensus is achieved between participants who do not ha...

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A machine that, given enough time and memory along with the necessary instructions, can solve any computati...

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One of the primary properties of money. Allowing measurement and comparison of the value of different things.

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An output created in a transaction, which must be referenced in a future transaction to spend funds.

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The interface where interactions between humans and machines occur. It establishes how a user can interact ...

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Code sent to a second device to ensure the identity of someone logging in to an account. Used for Two-Facto...

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An emulated computer system, or a distributed system that is designed to replicate the features of a comput...

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A term used to describe someone who has acquired 1% of 1% (0.01%) of the maximum supply of a cryptocurrency.

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How quickly and how much the price of an asset changes. Calculated in terms of standard deviations in the a...

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A measurement of the number of individual units of an asset that changed hands in a market during a given t...

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Used to send and receive cryptocurrencies. Different types include software wallets, hardware wallets, and ...

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A term referring to traders or investors who lack the confidence to hold their assets or to follow their tr...

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Relates to the need for certain nodes to rely on other nodes when determining the current state of a PoS bl...

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The initial iteration of the web, when data was primarily read-only pages connected with hyperlinks. Also k...

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The smallest possible denomination of ether (ETH), the currency used on the Ethereum network. Often used wh...

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An individual or organization that holds a large amount of Bitcoins or other cryptocurrency, allowing them ...

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The lines extending from the colored bar in a candlestick chart that indicate the full low-high range of a ...

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A list of allowed or trusted individuals, computer programs, or cryptocurrency addresses in relation to a s...

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A line found on a candlestick chart which is used to indicate where the price of an asset is fluctuating in...

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ERC-20 token representing Ether at a 1:1 ratio. It allows users to trade ETH to ERC-20 tokens on decentrali...

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Proofs to verify that transactions are valid without revealing any information about these transactions, pr...

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“Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Argument of Knowledge” - an approach to zero knowledge proofs.

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