A Basic Glossary of Terms for Crypto Newbies

From Bitcoin to blockchain, it's easy to get lost in the language of cryptocurrency. This glossary of terms should help

Amy C. Arnott 9 August, 2021 | 11:55AM
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If you're new to the world of cryptocurrency, it's easy to get lost in a sea of incredibly complicated information, and some sources can be more reliable than others. We've written a couple of introductory articles on BitcoinEthereum, and ether. The glossary below explains some of the basic terms. We've also included a list of recommended sources at the end of this article.

Bitcoin (network): a decentralised ledger and internet-based payment system.

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