Tag: terminology

174 What are "bitcoin days destroyed"? 2011-09-10T11:47:53.050

158 What is a 'Satoshi'? 2011-08-30T22:53:42.277

71 What is an SPV client? 2012-09-07T21:13:32.317

61 What is a soft fork? 2014-10-04T08:20:36.443

55 What is the difference between kH/s, MH/s, and GH/s? 2013-04-05T21:40:32.690

54 What is meant by Bitcoin dust? 2013-05-16T20:02:09.407

52 What are bitcoin "confirmations"? 2011-08-30T23:39:17.773

46 What are Channel Factories and how do they work? 2018-01-01T18:16:06.063

43 What is a share? Can I find it while mining solo, or only when pool mining? 2011-10-13T15:40:25.280

37 What are checkpoints? 2011-10-29T19:41:14.630

33 What are orphaned and stale blocks? 2012-12-19T17:45:46.057

30 What are colored coins? 2012-12-10T03:04:20.677

27 What are tainted coins exactly? 2013-02-26T14:19:49.133

25 What does the term "Longest chain" mean? 2012-11-29T07:55:49.427

24 What is the difference between BitCoin, Bitcoin, and bitcoin? 2011-09-02T20:42:47.620

17 Is Bitcoin a currency? 2012-05-22T19:59:51.337

14 What is a nonce? 2017-05-21T14:47:11.667

13 Is "bitcoin" a countable noun? 2011-10-10T21:25:49.613

13 What's the difference between a bitcoin client and wallet? 2014-01-13T09:46:16.660

13 What is the difference between a miner and a full node? 2017-09-06T14:37:15.340

12 Replace-by-Fee vs Child-pays-for-Parent? 2016-11-18T13:42:56.373

11 Definition of blockchain height 2013-12-12T00:39:28.953

11 What is the minRelayTxFee? 2016-08-24T12:57:18.550

10 What is the collective name for Bitcoin, Namecoin, etc? 2011-10-16T22:17:59.223

10 What are Tonal Bitcoins? 2012-01-18T10:41:04.507

10 What does "accepted shares" mean? 2013-12-02T05:18:58.643

9 What does BIP mean? 2012-03-27T14:39:32.403

9 Plain text for the Bitcoin symbol 2014-01-30T06:45:09.327

9 What is meant by transaction 'pinning'? 2018-11-07T23:09:38.313

8 When and who coined the term "mining"? 2011-10-29T10:54:34.683

8 What does PPS mean/stand for? 2012-04-23T21:47:35.590

8 What is the preferred way to denote orders of magnitude in BTC? 2012-06-26T14:18:17.907

8 What was the goal of creating the feature of immature coins? 2014-01-08T15:55:42.377

8 What the difference between old segwit (3) and new segwit address (bc)? 2018-05-06T00:18:25.730

7 What does "ASIC" mean? 2013-07-07T08:53:14.783

7 Who are Alice and Bob? 2014-05-16T00:40:17.677

7 What is a mBTC? 2015-05-24T09:43:03.737

7 What does "Activating Best Chain" mean? 2015-11-26T02:03:06.433

7 What does "lock time" mean? 2016-07-12T01:03:35.910

6 What is the correct term for bitcoin market cap? 2013-02-21T09:55:07.597

6 What do `minerd`s feedback messages (LONGPOLL, yay, boo) mean? 2013-11-18T19:25:20.697

6 What is a Bitcoin wallet? 2015-08-11T16:37:44.713

6 How do we know which soft-forks were implemented using User-Activated Soft Fork or Miner-Activated Soft Fork? 2020-11-04T06:19:45.520

6 What is the difference between "native segwit" and "bech32"? 2020-12-07T22:40:25.703

6 Why is coinbase mentioned in a BIP? 2021-02-21T08:28:07.220

5 What does the Bitcoin RPC mean and how is it used? 2014-03-31T17:18:38.293

5 Are There Abbreviations/Acronyms/Codes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges? 2014-06-16T06:05:29.867

5 What is a block? 2015-01-23T19:24:48.017

5 What does the blockchain represent? 2016-06-25T12:07:18.900

5 What is the meaning of the term "full-node"? 2016-09-06T09:39:21.270

5 What is the "Count" column in the order book on Bitfinex? 2017-05-03T20:48:54.777

4 What hashing speed does my hardware have? 2011-11-03T20:04:00.040

4 Is there a proposed name for 1e-4 bitcoins? 2012-12-14T19:00:49.127

4 What is "Midas"? 2013-11-12T22:51:20.513

4 Who has named 10e-8 BTC "Satoshi"? 2013-12-12T16:28:52.447

4 Is there a special name for the block currently at the head of the chain? 2015-03-21T03:03:16.577

4 What is the difference between on-chain scaling and off-chain scaling? 2017-11-24T19:27:14.940

4 Lightning Network: asymmetry in the information tracked by each participant? 2019-01-02T13:17:56.867

3 Where should one suggest new terminology? 2011-10-16T22:21:28.140

3 Bitcoin Dictionary 2012-03-10T17:05:41.690

3 What does the poclbm output mean? 2012-10-04T18:40:23.580

3 Is Bitcoin deflationary and inflationary at the same time? 2014-01-06T16:49:27.533

3 Blockchain length by number of blocks or transactions? 2014-01-08T19:07:18.553

3 What is a worker? 2014-01-27T23:30:54.253

3 Why the "Unspent Transaction Output Set" is called "UTXO", not "UTOS"? 2014-03-06T04:31:40.730

3 In pooled mining, what is pdiff, bdiff and ldiff? 2014-04-06T10:18:14.633

3 Donation wallet address 2014-08-08T13:29:48.437

3 Is there a correct way to refer to "orphan" blocks? 2014-10-24T01:43:34.973

3 Who is the decision body for forking a blockchain ledger? 2016-11-28T16:40:37.610

3 What exactly does "trustless" mean in terms of Bitcoin? 2017-04-22T13:16:46.180

3 What is the unit of time_lock_delta in LND? 2019-04-25T21:44:07.710

3 What is "consensus"? 2019-08-13T16:27:57.740

3 What is an extended fingerprint (xfp) and how does it differ from an xpub? 2019-12-26T21:59:39.477

3 What is the difference between Consensus and Distributed Consensus? 2020-12-28T17:10:22.190

2 What does the Accepted/Rejected mean? 2014-01-03T16:38:57.707

2 How is hash rate of mining hardware calculated 2014-06-30T16:33:41.603

2 What is a "mike"? 2014-07-17T03:12:51.820

2 How do Bitcoin transactions work, and what does one need in order to send or receive one? 2014-09-24T19:20:21.947

2 Is BIP analogous to RFC? 2014-12-12T23:49:51.957

2 What exactly is XBTC? 2015-02-21T08:07:33.993

2 What does the term "Electronic Cash" stand for in computer science lingo? 2017-02-12T09:14:11.593

2 What exactly does redeem in the context of bitcon mean? 2017-03-28T19:58:28.240

2 Do we put all the transactions in the memory pool? 2017-06-09T12:30:37.033

2 Are memory pool and transaction pool the same thing? 2017-06-09T18:23:56.137

2 Why is the blockchain called Distributed Public "Ledger" and not "Journal"? 2017-06-16T05:47:14.987

2 what are chaff coins in cryptocurrency? 2017-10-01T14:16:34.423

2 What is QuoteAssetVolume and BaseAssetVolume? 2018-02-01T04:56:21.907

2 Exact definition of "Liveness" and "Safety" properties in a consensus? 2018-11-25T13:17:13.270

2 "stable-coins": A formal definition? 2019-02-19T15:34:32.727

2 Why do we need to chain the blocks (creating blockchain) in a permissioned blockchain? 2019-05-22T15:57:42.990

2 What does "Green address verification" mean in the context of transaction validation? 2019-06-12T08:15:56.413

2 What is a txn? How can it be invalid? 2019-06-19T05:25:26.653

2 How to detect a consensus is BFT or not? 2019-07-04T11:05:31.630

2 what is measured in units of sat/kw? 2019-08-11T18:04:56.020

2 What is a stale blockchain tip? Is it a blockchain tip missing the latest mined block? 2020-12-02T15:36:54.013

1 What are the specific interactions between a Wallet client/node and a Miner? 2012-09-17T13:35:29.173

1 What does it mean that fork is required? 2013-02-28T22:13:10.213

1 Mining operations: what's allowed and what's not? 2013-04-29T20:31:07.200

1 Mining computations by the numbers 2013-04-29T21:53:49.717