Bitcoin or bitcoin
Bitcoin is an entire blockchain network composed of miners and nodes, bitcoin is the currency unit or coin itself.
A single satoshi is actually the smallest part into which a bitcoin can be divided. It is one hundred millionth of a bitcoin. So if a bitcoin is worth one million crowns, it’s actually one penny.
Inventor of Bitcoin. The mysterious creator, or group of creators, of bitcoin. Who launched bitcoin in 2009.
This is a security network of transaction controls. It is, in simple terms, an open ledger where all transactions made in BTC and other networks are stored.
A private key to a crypto wallet consisting of 12 or 24 words. Basically a backup of the wallet.
A way to invest in cryptocurrencies. It is a corruption of the word hold. In simple terms, no matter what, I don’t sell my crypto.
Trade. One who tries to make a profit from changes in odds, market timing, etc.
From English fear of missing out. That is, fear of missing an opportunity. Happens quite often in a situation where you see some cryptocurrency flying up in a flash and you try to catch yourself. Usually, though, when something like this happens, it’s too late and you pay someone.
The fear of an expected event that usually doesn’t happen. It often puts a brake on price movements.
A situation where the market and value of cryptocurrencies are falling. During the last Beermarket, the value of most cryptocurrencies went to 10-20% of their price during the Bull Market.
A situation where the price of a cryptos goes up and the market is positive. Basically, you make a profit even though you buy a lot of mistakes.
All cryptos except bitcoin.
Highest value of a cryptocurrency in the entire trading period.
A high-performance device built to compute cryptographic formulas.
Mince. One unit of cryptocurrency.
Short-term cryptocurrency decline. A good time to buy.
The rapid rise in the price of cryptocurrency.
Short for the second strongest cryptocurrency, Etereum.
The second strongest cryptocurrency and the most heavily mined cryptocurrency by small miners in the Czech Republic. It uses the so-called blockchain 2.0.
A method of bringing miners together to mine a block of cryptocurrency. The reward that each pool manages to get is then divided among the pool members according to their share of the mining.
Most bitcoins will be mined in this year.
This year, BTC mining as we know it will end.
Currency differences between currencies. The greater the volatility, the greater the possibility of profit but also loss.
Another name for seed.
A public key, or also an address where cryptocurrency can be sent.
The creation of a new cryptocurrency, by separating it from the original one. It is created when the community does not agree on a change.
Proof of Work
There was no proof of work. Verifying the veracity of a blockchain entry by computing. A method of securing e.g. bitcoin. That’s what miners do.
Proof of Stake
Verify transactions by “staking” the value of coins. This is an alternative method of network security. A vote is taken to decide who closes the block. The advantage is then given to those with more coins.
Hash rate of a mining machine in a given algorithm.
The owner of a large amount of cryptocurrency.
Masses of investors without in-depth knowledge.
Any cryptocurrency outside of bitcoin.
Cryptocurrencies with little potential for bitcoin maximalists are all altcoins.
A way to extort money or crypto from you. Usually with an offer of fabulous riches.