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Abstract is something that exists in thought as an idea.
An account is essentially a whose purpose is to track the financial activities of a specific asset/
The accumulation/distribution indicator determines the supply and demand level of a stock/asset/cryptocurrency by multiplying the closing price of a specific period with volume.
Adam Back is a world-renowned British cryptographer, cypherpunk and crypto industry figure from the United Kingdom.
A place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from, in the form of a string of letters and numbers.
Adoption curve indicates the pace of adoption of a new technology by people. It may also involve segregation of the target audience to understand the market's willingness.
If data cannot be accessed, then it cannot be infected or corrupted — this is the concept of an air gap.
A marketing campaign that distributes a specific cryptocurrency or token to an audience.
Airnode is an oracle node and API blockchain gateway that is readily deployed by API providers who want to engage in the API3 blockchain protocol and put their data feeds on-chain.
Algo-trading is an automated trading system where buy and sell orders are placed according to the rules of a computer program or algorithm.
A process or set of rules to be followed in problem-solving or calculation operations, usually by a computer.
Algorithmic Market Operations (AMOs) automatically control the supply of algorithmic stablecoins while improving scalability, decentralization, and transparency.
An algorithmic stablecoin actually uses an algorithm underneath, which can issue more coins when its price increases and buy them off the market when the price falls.
The highest point (in price, in market capitalization) that a cryptocurrency has been in history. *see All-Time-Low (ATL).
The lowest point (in price, in market capitalization) that a cryptocurrency has been in history. *see All-Time-High (ATH).
Allocation is the allotment of equity or tokens that may be earned, bought, or reserved for a specific team, group, investor, institution, or another similar entity.
Alphanumeric phrases consist of both letters and numerals, or characters.
As Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency that captured the world’s imagination, all other coins were subsequently termed “altcoins,” as in “alternative coins.”
A person who trades cryptocurrencies alternative to Bitcoin.
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is a scalable, high-speed, and inexpensive web-based cloud storage service to store and retrieve data anytime and anywhere.
The European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMDL5) is an update to the union’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) framework.
A political philosophy originally conceived by American economist Murray Rothbard that has now been embraced by many members of the crypto community.
A person who financially backs a new business venture or startup.
The amount of interest a borrower must pay each year is known as the annual percentage rate (APR). The annual percentage rate (APR) is determined by multiplying the periodic interest rate by the number of periods in a year that the periodic rate is used.
Annual percentage yield (APY) is the rate of return gained over the course of a year on a specific investment. Compounding interest, which is computed on a regular basis and applied to the amount, is factored into the APY.
Anonymity is when something is not known or named.
In the world of blockchain, the anti-dumping policy is a set of rules that protects investors from falling victim to a pump and dump scheme, in which a large number of tokens are purchased by an investor (whale) to boost the token’s value and then dumped at a much higher price, resulting in losses to investors who purchased the asset later.
A quality attached to an asset that means it performs better when exposed to volatility and shocks.
Anti-Malware is a type of application software that prevents, detects, and removes malware from computers electronic devices.
A set of international laws enacted to curtail criminal organizations or individuals laundering money through cryptocurrencies into real-world cash.
A piece of software designed to protect against malicious software and cyber attacks in general.
Apeing is when a cryptocurrency trader buys a token shortly after the token project launch without conducting thorough research.
API stands for Application Programming Interface. It is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. APIs specify how software components should interact, such as what data to use and what actions should be taken.
Arbitrage is the practice of quickly buying and selling the same asset in different markets to take advantage of price differences between the markets.
Aroon Indicator is used to identify the existence, changes, and corrective retracements and gauge the strength of an ongoing trend in financial markets.
The complete loss of a trader's total invested capital, specifically as a result of shorting Bitcoin.