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Top Cryptocurrency Terms to Know

The cryptocurrency industry is actively developing, and as a result, it has brought a number of its own terms and definitions. In order to be able to keep conversations on the crypto topics, in this article, we have compiled a small dictionary of the most important terms and expressions.

ATH (All-time high)

Alternative Coins (Altcoins)

Bitcoin Maximalist

Bitcoin to the moon

Block reward

Blockchain

CEX — Centralized Crypto Exchange

DAO

dApp

DEX

DeFi

Digital address

Any cryptocurrency wallet consists of two distinguished components as follows:

  • Public key, i.e. so-called visible wallet address.
  • Private key i.e. something like a password giving access to your savings.

Fiat

FUD

FOMO

Hodl

Halving

ICO

IEO

KYC

Market Capitalization

Mining and miners

Proof-of-Work

  1. The need to perform a certain rather complex and lengthy task;
  2. The ability to quickly and easily check the result.

Proof-of-Stake

Private key

Pump and Dump

Satoshi

ShitCoins

Total Market Capitalization

Bitcoin whales

White paper

Check also Godex.io Crypto Dictionary for more terms and meanings.

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