A glossary of all Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin terms

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General Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Terms

Currency trading and promotional terms

Bitcoin and Crypto Meme slangs


A

Address

Altcoin

ASIC Machine / Miner

ATH (#ATH) / All Time High

Air Drop


B

Bitcoin

Block

Blockchain

Block Height

Block Reward

Bounty

Bags

Bag Holder

#Bullish

#Bearish

#BTFD


C

Coin

Cryptography

Crypto Currency

Cold Storage


D

DApp

DDoS

Distributed Ledger

Doge

#DYOR


E

Escrow

Exchange

Exit Scam


F

Faucet

Fork

Fungible

Fiat

#FOMO

#FUD

#FUDster


G

Gas

Gas Price

Gwei

Going Long

Going Short


H

Hard Fork

Halving

Hash Rate

#HODL


I

ICO

#IHAVEABAG

#IHAVEANODE


L

Ledger Nano S / Trezor

#Lambo


M

Mining

Mining Rig

Multisig

MEW

Market Capitalization

#Moon / Mooning


N

Node


P

Proof of Work (POW)

Proof of Stake (POS)

P2P

Public / Private Key

Pool Mining

Pump and Dump


Q

QR Code


R

#Rekt

Return on Investment (ROI)


S

Sats / Satoshi

Shorting

Soft Fork

Signature

Smart Contract

Solo Mining

Shilling

Shit Coins


T

TA

The Flippening

Token


W

Wallet (Software Wallet, Hardware Wallet and Paper Wallet)

Wei

#Whale / Whales

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