A supercomputer is a superior version of a general-purpose computer, which has a significantly increased capacity and processing power.
Supply and demand are the levels in an economy that determine the market's willingness to buy or sell assets or services, respectively.
A supply chain is the collection of steps that a product or service needs to go through before reaching the final customer.
A supply chain attack is a tactic used by hackers to compromise third-party suppliers to major corporations, governments and organizations to gain valuable information.
Swing trading is a market trading technique that aims to profit from short to medium-term price changes in stocks, commodities, and/or currencies over a period of days or weeks.
Sybil attacks undermine an online network by creating many IDs, accounts or nodes to upset the balance of power.
The ticker of a cryptocurrency; for example, Bitcoin's symbol is BTC.
Synthetic assets, sometimes referred to as synths, are a combination of cryptocurrencies and traditional derivative assets. In other words, synths are tokenized derivatives.
The percentage of cryptocurrency in an account that can be traced to another account.
A tamper-proof ledger is essentially any system of records that has the fundamental properties of a blockchain distributed ledger.
The Tangle is a blockchain alternative developed by IOTA, using directed acyclic graphs which only builds in one single direction and in a way that it never repeats, and is quantum-computing resistant.
Taproot is an instantiation of a soft fork for Bitcoin, intended to both improve privacy and improve other aspects tied to more complex transactions.
An evaluation method involving statistical analyses of market activity, such as price and volume. Charts and other tools are used to identify patterns to underpin and drive investment decisions.
A technical indicator is a statistical algorithm or pattern-based indication based on a security's or contract's historical price, volume, and/or open interest.
An alternative blockchain used by developers for testing.
The DAO is the first decentralized autonomous organization, which was created by a group of developers in April 2016.
A mindset where you have a longer-term investment horizon of months to years.
Originally an error in writing the full “This is it, gentlemen”. It is now used as an introduction for good news.
Throughput is how many actions can be completed in a given time frame.
An abbreviation used to uniquely identify cryptocurrencies. *see Symbol.
The ticker symbol is the unique combination of letters assigned to stocks or cryptocurrencies that makes them distinguishable on exchanges and other trading applications.
A condition for a transaction to only be processed at a certain time or block on the blockchain.
A form of identification for when a certain transaction occurred.
A tipset is a set, rather than a chain, of blocks that make up a blockchain.
A digital unit designed with utility in mind, providing access and use of a larger crypto economic system.
An economy of goods and services that can run without intermediaries and third parties with the help of the blockchain technology.
The time at which a token is issued.
Token issuance is the process of creating new tokens and adding them to the total token supply of a cryptocurrency.
Token migration refers to the process of moving tokens from one blockchain to another as a result of a change in the blockchain.
A token sale refers to the initial offering of a cryptocurrency token to a private pool of investors before it officially goes on the market.
The most common token standard today is the Ethereum Request for Comment or ERC.
Token swaps can refer to one of two things: 1. Direct exchange of a certain amount of one cryptocurrency token for another between users facilitated by a special exchange service. 2. Migration of a cryptocurrency token built on top of one blockchain platform to a different blockchain.
The process by which real-world assets are turned into something of digital value called a token, often subsequently able to offer ownership of parts of this asset to different owners.
Tokenized securities are when the ownership of a security is materialized through the issuance of a token.
Tokenomics is the science of token economy which consists of a set of rules that governs a cryptocurrency's issuance and supply.
A toll bridge is a bridge powered by a smart contract where a monetary value called a toll fee unlocks access to extra functionalities.