Crypto, Web3, NFT Glossary

1/1 Art One of a kind art NFTs
51% attack
When more than 51% (more than half) of the computing power of a specific blockchain comes under the control of a single entity.
Abandonment rug pull
ADA Cardano coin
Address
A string of letters and numbers that represents a place where cryptocurrency or NFTs can be sent to and from
Airdrop
Distribution of a cryptocurrency, token, or NFT to a wallet address at no charge. Often used for promotional purposes or giveaways.
Airdrop Scams
NFTs or tokens airdropped to wallets without the wallet owner’s permission containing malicious code. When the wallet owner interacts with the airdrop through their wallet, the scammer gains access to steal the contents of the wallet.
Algorithm A set of mathematical rules is used by computers to solve problems.
All-time high The highest price a cryptocurrency, token, or NFT collection has ever achieved.
All-time low The lowest price a cryptocurrency, token, or NFT has ever experienced.
Alpha Early, secretive, or insider knowledge about cryptocurrency, token, or NFT projects.
Alpha Group A group, usually private, formed to share alpha.
Altcoins Any cryptocurrency coin other than Bitcoin.
Anti-money laundering International laws meant to curb the use of cryptocurrency by criminal organizations
Aped Buying into a cryptocurrency or NFT project without doing proper research
Arbitrage
Taken advantage of the price differences between different exchanges/markets by quickly trading assets by buying/selling on one market and then buying/selling the same asset in another market.
ArtBlocks Website specializing in selling 1/1 AI-generated art work.
ASIC
Application-specific integrated circuit – This is a type of circuit used in computers set up for mining Bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies
Asset
ATH
ATL
Atomic swap
Avatar

Bag
Bear
Bear Trap
Bearish
Beeple
Bitcoin
Block
Block Explorer
Block Height
Block Reward
Blockchain
Bridge
BSC
BSCscan
BTC Bitcoin
BTFD Buy The Fuckin Dip
Bull
Bullish
Burn
Sending an NFT or tokens to a non-existent wallet address essentially destroys them. Can be used to reduce the overall supply of an NFT collection or token supply.
Burned NFTs or tokens that have been destroyed by sending them to a non-existent wallet address.
Burst
Buy Wall
Buyers

CAP Market Capitalization
Cardano
CAT Crypto collectible Asset Token
CDS
Central Ledger
Chain Linking
Cipher
Circulating Supply
Coin
Cold Storage
Collectible
Colored Coins
Community Designated Sellers
Confirmed
Consensus
Consensus Process
COPE
Cross-Chain Interoperability
Crowdsales
Crypto collectible
Cryptocurrency
Cryptographic Hash Function
Cryptokitties
Cryptopunks
Cryptovoxels

 

DAO Decentralized Autonomous Organization
DAPP Decentralized Application
dApp Decentralized Application
Decentraland A Metaverse website
Decentralized Application
Decentralized Exchange
Decryption
Ded
DeFi
Deflation
Degen
Delist
Depth Chart
Derivative Project
Deterministic Wallet
DEV
DEX
Diamond Hands Holding a currency, NFT, or other assets long-term despite price fluctuations.
Difficulty
Digital Commodity
Digital Currency
Digital Signature
Discord
Distributed Ledger
DOGE
Doge Meme
Double Spend
Drop
Dump selling all of your cryptocurrency or all of a specific coin
Dumping When many people dump their cryptocurrency at the same time causing a downward price movement.
Dust Transactions Transactions for minuscule amounts are sometimes used to flood a network causing it to slow down.
DYOR Do Your Own Research

Encryption
ENS
ERC
ERC-1155
ERC-20
ERC-721
Escrow
Ether
Ethereum
Ethereum 2.0
Ethereum Virtual Machine
Etherscan
ETHerscan
EVM  Ethereum Virtual Machine
Exchange

FA Fundamental Analysis
Farm
Faucet
Few
Fiat
Fiat
Flippening Theoretical future event when the market cap of Ethereum bypasses the market cap of Bitcoin
Flipping
Floor Price
FOMO Fear Of Missing Out
Fork
Fractionalized NFTs
Fren
Frictionless
FT
FUD
FUD
Full Node
Fundamental Analysis
Fungible Token
Futures Contract

Gas
Gas Limit
Gas Price
Gas War
GD
Generative Art
Genesis Block
GM
GMI
GN
Governance
GPU
Group Mining
Gwei

Halving
Hard Cap
Hard Fork
Hardware Wallet
Hash
Hash Rate
Hashing Power
Hashrate
HODL

ICO
Inflation Hedge
Infinite Minting
Initial Coin Offering
Initial Game Offering
IRL
IYKYK

JOMO
JPEG
JPG

KYC  Know Your Customer – regulations that require financial institutions to collect ID from customers for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) purposes.

 

L1 Layer 1 – A base layer of a blockchain like Ethereum and Bitcoin.
L2 Layer 2 – A secondary blockchain that runs transactions on its own layer and bridges with the Layer 1 blockchain allowing for faster, lower gas transactions. Polygon is an L2 of Ethereum.
LAMBO
Ledger
Leverage
LFG
Lightning Network
Limit Order Also Limit Buy/Limit Sell
Liquidity
Liquidity
Liquidity Available
Lock Time
Long
LooksRare

 

MACD
Mainnet
Margin Bear Position
Margin Trading
Market Capitalization
Market Order
MCAP
Meatspace
Metaverse
Metaverse
Mining
Mining
Mining Contract
Mining Pool
Mint
Minting
Minting Interval
Money Services Business
Moon
MSB
Multi-Signature Wallets Also: Multi-Sig
Multipool Mining

Network
Newbie Someone inexperienced in a space
NFA Not Financial Advice
NFT Non-Fungible Token
NGMI Not Gonna Make It
Node
Non-Fungible Token
Noncustodial Wallet
Noob Someone inexperienced in a space
Nuclear NFT

OCO One Cancels The Other Order
OG
One Cancels The Other Order
OpenSea NFT Marketplace  OpenSea.io
Oracles
OS OpenSea
Overbought
Oversold

P2E
P2P
Paper Hands
Paper Wallet
Peer to Peer
Permanent Record
PFP Profile Picture
Pleb
PND Pump and Dump
PoA
POAP
Polygon
Polyscan / Polygonscan
Portfolio
PoS
PoW
Pre-Minting
Pre-Sale
Private Key
Probably Nothing
Proof of Authority
Proof of Stake
Proof of Stake
Proof of Work
Protocols
Public Blockchain
Public Key
Public Ledger
Pump
Pump and Dump

QR Code

Rarible
Rarities
Rarity
Re-Mint
REKT
Relative Strength Index
Right Click – Save As
Ring Signature
Ring Signature
Roadmap
RSI
Rug Pull

Satoshi Nakamoto
SATS
Schelling Point
Scrypt
Secondary Market
Secret Recovery Phrase
Seed Hash
Seed Phrase
Seems Legit
Segregated Witness
SEGWIT
Selfish Mining
Sell Wall
Ser
SHA-256
Sharding
Shilling
Shit Coin
Short
Sidechain
Slashed
Smart Contract
Soft Fork
Software Wallet
SOL
Solidity
Stablecoin
Staking
Super Rare
Szn “Season” – A market cycle

TA
Technical Analysis
Testnet
The Sandbox
This Is The Way
Timestamp
To The Moon
Token
Token
Token Swap
Tokenless Ledger
Tokenomics
Tokens
TOR
Traits
Transaction
Transaction Fee
Turing Completeness

Unconfirmed
Unspent Transaction Output
Up Only
UTXO

Validator
Volatility

WAGMI  We Are All Gonna Make It
Wallet
Web3
Wen Moon
Whale
White Paper
Whitelist
WL Spots

YOLO  Your Only Live Once

Zero Confirmation Transaction