Crypto GlossaryIt may be difficult for beginners in the crypto world to get what all these strange phases and terms everybody is using mean. Ok, you understand what bitcoin and blockchain are, but what about all these buzzwords, acronyms and abbreviations? Or special traders’ lingo and investors’ slang? So we made for you the cryptocurrency glossary that will help to get through specific terminology of crypto and trading vocabulary. On this page you can find a list of the most often used crypto terms and its definitions explained in a simple form. It makes your journey through the crypto world more comfortable and expands your professional dictionary.
Custody Power of a financial institution to hold and safeguard its customers' financial assets to prevent the theft or loss of assets.
Breaking Violation of the direct compatibility of cryptoassets, which is observed during a hard fork of a cryptocurrency.
Shilling Active promotion of a cryptocurrency or ICO project.
Emission Rate at which new coins are produced and issued.
Supercomputer Enhanced version of a general-purpose computer that has significantly increased performance and computing power.
Documentation Component of the token economy that stores all the details of an asset on the blockchain.
Tangle Alternative to blockchain created by IOTA that uses directed acyclic graphs that line up in only one single direction and such that they never repeat, and is also resistant to quantum computing.
Technical Analysis Valuation method that involves statistical analysis of the market.
Hyperinflation Unlimited increase in the price of goods and services in an economy.
Throughput Number of actions that can be performed in a certain amount of time.