Terms

Definitions of words you need to know.

What is the order book?
All unfilled buy and sell orders (Limit and Stop orders) create an order book.  The term order book refers to a list of buy and sell orders for a specif...
Fri, 22 Apr, 2022 at 1:28 PM
What is a smart contract?
A smart contract is a computer protocol intended to digitally facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract. Smart contracts al...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 2:17 PM
What is an ICO?
An initial coin offering (ICO) or initial currency offering is a type of funding using cryptocurrencies.  In an ICO, a quantity of cryptocurrency is sol...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 2:51 PM
What is a digital address?
A string of letters and numbers which bitcoins can be sent to and from. A digital address can be shared publicly, and like sending a message to an email add...
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019 at 11:46 AM
Crypto Glossary
This is a glossary of terms related to Bitcoin and CoinZoom. Address: A string of letters and numbers which cryptocurrencies can be sent to and from. A cr...
Mon, 12 Apr, 2021 at 11:30 AM
What is AML?
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020 at 11:58 AM
What is Crypto Staking?
With crypto staking an individual receives a reward or payment by simply holding a particular token.  The higher the stake, the bigger the reward an invest...
Wed, 9 Oct, 2019 at 10:55 AM
What is Proof of Stake
Proof of Stake (PoS) is gaining momentum as a number of new protocols move to the PoS mode.   Ethereum, the second largest asset by market cap, is expected...
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019 at 9:39 AM
Polkadot (DOT)
Polkadot  is an open-source sharing multichain protocol that facilitates the cross-chain transfer of any data or asset types, not just tokens, thereby makin...
Tue, 6 Jul, 2021 at 12:01 PM
ChainLink (LINK)
ChainLink is a secure oracle network. What differentiates ChainLink from other oracle solutions is its ability to operate as a fully decentralized network. ...
Mon, 9 Dec, 2019 at 1:32 PM