You’ll be able to understand the meaning of terms such as blockchain explorer, total supply, peer to peer, proof of work, public key, decentralized exchange, escrow, zero confirmation, and many more. If you can’t find a word you are searching for, you can also suggest new entries.
The website offers thematic word lists as well. For example, the “25 Common Cryptocurrency Words You Should Know” page has been prepared for beginners and it explains mining, hashing, wallets, keys, and addresses. There’s also the “20 Blockchain Words You Should Know” list which contains definitions for block, sidechain, fork, and node.
Decryptionary doesn’t stop there. If you want to dive deeper into digital asset trading, it will help you learn the characteristic slang including words like hodl, fud, fomo, and jomo. Mooning, flippening, shilling and shitcoin are some of the other notable entries. The platform explains what a bull trap is as well as what’s common between the Byzantine generals problem and Bitcoin.
If you have more questions, you can also refer to Bitcoin.com’s Knowledge Base which provides an extensive library of Bitcoin resources. There you’ll find out how to get started with cryptocurrencies by downloading a wallet and buying your first bitcoin cash. The portal will also help you choose a cryptocurrency exchange, avoid fraud, set up cold storage, understand bitcoin mining, and much more.
Can you recommend other sources of basic information about the crypto space? Let us know in the comments section below.
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