Common cryptocurrency terms, part 1

Address

Airdrop

Algorithm

Altcoin

ASIC Miner

Bitcoin

Bounty program

Block

Block explorer

Block height

Blockchain

Block reward

Cold storage

  • Hardware wallet — a physical device with online access only when connected to a computer.
  • Paper wallet — a sheet of paper that becomes a physical embodiment of cryptocurrency with keys.

Coin

Confirmation

Contract address

Decentralized service

Destination tag

ERC-20 token

Ethereum

Exchange

Exchange rate

Fiat

Fork

Gas

Genesis block

Gwei

HODL

Hot wallet

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