Cryptocurrency Glossary

index cryptocurrency glossary

This page provides easy-to-understand explanations of terms related to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency (virtual currency).

You can search by category according to your needs, such as “basic terms” or “terms related to the system.

If you are a beginner in cryptocurrency investment, please refer to it.

Basic Terms

Altcoin

Wallet

Signature

Transaction

Node

Blockchain Forks

Whitepaper

51% Attack

FATF (Financial Action Task Force)

Cryptocurrency

Escrow

Exchange

Block

Zero Confirmation

ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit)

Web Wallet

Cold Wallet

Token

Double Spending

Blockchain

Paper Wallet

Mining Pool

2FA (Two-Factor Authentication)

Base58

Transaction Fee

Bitcoin Terms

Cloud Mining

Scalability Problem

Bitcoin Address

Multisig

BTC

Segwit

TxIn

TxOut

Bitcoin Investment Trust

Cold Storage

Replay Attack

Coin Age

mBTC (millibitcoin)

Testnet

UASF (User Activated Soft-Fork)

Satoshi Nakamoto

Byzantine General Problem

Bitcoin Core

BIP (Bitcoin Improvement Proposals)

ICO (Initial Coin Offering)

Satoshi

XBT

System Terms

Public Key

private key

Miner

Mining

Soft Fork

Hard Fork

Halving

PoW (Proof of work)

PoS (Proof of Stake)

Mining Income

Nonce

Confirmation

Hash Value

Hash Rate

CPFP (Child Pays For Parent)

P2P (Peer to Peer)

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