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Crypto Glossary


This page provides a beginner-friendly explanation for common terms used within the crypto ecosystem. This includes the blockchain, cryptography, investing and cultural memes.

51% Attack

An attack on a blockchain, where a group of miners control more than 50% of the network. This allows a centralized party to control the "truth", destroying its integrity.

Accredited Investor

Someone who has a net worth greater than $1,000,000 and meets certain additional income requirements. Qualifying individuals may file with the SEC to obtain this status. Only accredited investors may invest in hedge funds, venture capital funds, and other "advanced" forms of investing.

Airdrop

A blockchain project giving away ​tokens or​ ​coins for free. A simple condition may need to be met, such as having a certain existing balance in your wallet or registering before a deadline. Teams may elect to do this to raise awareness of a project, or ensure that a cryptocurrency is not consolidated among too few people.

Air Gapped Device

A device that has never been (and will never be) connected to an unsecure network, such as the internet. A strategy to keep cryptocurrency stored safely.

ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit)

A computer that is specifically designed to mine cryptocurrency. The rise of ASICs has lead to more miner centralization since they make it harder to be profitable mining on a regular CPU or GPU.

Atomic Swap

The exchange of one cryptocurrency for another without the need for a trusted third party, such as an exchange. It happens directly on the blockchain.

ATH (All Time High)

The highest price an asset has ever been sold for.

Altcoin

Shorthand for any cryptocurrency that isn't Bitcoin. For an overview of many different altcoins, view our Altcoin Explainer.

AML (Anti Money Laundering)

A set of regulations designed to prevent the practice of illegally generating income.

Arbitrage

The opportunity to profit off of price differences of a given asset between different markets or exchanges.

Bagholder

Someone still holding an altcoin after a market crash.

Baking

Baking is the process that Tezos uses to append new blocks of transactions to its blockchain. It is a kind of delegated proof of stake. Bakers receive rewards for each block baked, similar to how Bitcoin miners receive rewards for discovering a new block. A baker is more likely to bake a block if they have a larger number of rolls (groups of 10,000 XTZ). Accounts must be registered as a delegate in order to partake in the baking process, and can bake on behalf of other accounts who do not meet the 10,000XTZ requirement.

Bear Market

A long-term downward trend in a market.

Bear Trap

A brief market recovery that gives the allusion of an upcoming bull market, but leads to further downward trends.

BIP (Bitcoin Improvement Proposal)

A design document for introducing features or information to the Bitcoin protocol.

bit

In the context of crypto, a bit represents an amount of Bitcoin equal to 100 satoshis, or 1 millionth of a Bitcoin.

Bitcoin

The first successful and widely used implementation of a blockchain, originally proposed by Satoshi Nakamoto. It's a peer-to-peer payment system and store of value. Bitcoin can refer to both the tradable asset as well as the underlying protocol and technology.

Bitcoin Maximalist

Someone who believes that Bitcoin is the only cryptocurrency that holds any real value or potential.

Bollinger Band

A technical analysis indicator developed by John Bollinger which helps measure the volatility of a given market.

Botnet

A collection of computers infected with malicious software and controlled remotely without the owners' knowledge.

Bubble

A period of unsustainable growth in a market due to irrational exuberance, which eventually "pops" causing the market to crash.

Bug Bounty

A reward offered to those who help find and fix vulnerabilities in computer software. This often applies specifically to security-related bugs.

Bull Market

A long-term upward trend in a market.

Buy Wall

A large buy order set at a specific price, likely to prevent lower buy orders from executing. This may be the result of Whales attempting to manipulate a price.

Block

The thing being mined by miners. It's where transactions are stored. Once written, it cannot be altered or removed. It can be thought of like a page in a public ledger.

Block Lattice

A specific type of DAG (Directed Acyclic Graph) first introduced by the Nano cryptocurrency. Each account has one blockchain which is controlled by the account's private key, and each blockchain is replicated to all peers in the network. This arrangement is called a block lattice.

Block Size

The maximum amount of data that a single block can hold.

Blockchain

A decentralized database, often referred to as a public ledger. It's a chain of blocks that record transaction data, discovered by miners.

Block Explorer

An interface to view the data stored on a blockchain.

Block Height

The number of blocks that have been mined so far.

Block Reward

The amount of a given cryptocurrency that is rewarded to miners when the next block has been mined.

Brain Wallet

The act of storing cryptocurrency by simply memorizing your recovery phrase. If not written down anywhere, the key to these funds are only stored in your brain. See: Wallet

Breakout

When the price of an asset exits a level of support or resistance, usually followed with increased volume.

Burned Coin

Verifiably destroying a coin or token. This may be done for several reasons, such as rewarding existing stakeholders (reducing the supply tends to make the price go up), destroying unsold tokens from an ICO, or replacing them on an upgraded chain.

Byzantine Fault Tolerance

The characteristic of a system that is able to tolerate the issues brought up by the Byzantine Generals’ Problem.

Byzantine Generals’ Problem

A thought experiment that is intended to illustrate the difficulty of reaching consensus in a distributed system. In the problem, a group of generals who each command a portion of the army, surround a city. These generals must develop a plan to either attack or to retreat. Every general must reach a collective decision (if a unified decision is not reached, and some generals decide to attack, while others retreat, then the uncoordinated attack or retreat, the army will fail). Generals must coordinate via messengers (whom may lie) and generals themselves may be traitorous.

Circulating Supply

The number of coins or tokens that are circulating in the market and in the hands of the general public.

Coinbase

The first transaction in a new block which is used to reward the miners who discovered it. The popular cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase.com, is named after this term.

Cold Storage

Keeping a cryptocurrency stored offline, as a security precaution to prevent theft.

Confirmation

A transaction is considered to be confirmed once it has been written to the blockchain. If a transaction has multiple confirmations, it means that additional blocks have been mined after the block that contains the transaction in question. The higher the confirmation number, the more certainty that a coin has not been double spent.

Crowdsale

A time-limited event where people can purchase tokens of a cryptocurrency.

CryptoKitties

A blockchain-based virtual game that allows players to purchase, collect, breed and sell various types of virtual cats. It famously clogged the Ethereum network at the height of its popularity. A single a CryptoKitty has been sold for over $100,000.

Cryptography

The study of encryption.

Cryptocurrency

A digital currency in which encryption techniques remove the need for a trusted third party (such as a bank).

Cypherpunk

Someone advocating the widespread use of cryptography and other privacy-enhancing technologies as a route to social and political change.

Dapp (Decentralized Application)

An application that exists on a blockchain.

DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization)

An organization that executes rules through computer programs called smart contracts, where record keeping is done on the blockchain.

Daniel Larimer

Creator of the cryptocurrency platform BitShares, co-founder of the blockchain social platform Steemit, and is CTO of EOS.

Dark Web

The portion of the internet only accessible through specialized networks such as Tor.

DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service)

A common way to attack a network or website in order to render it unusable for a period of time. The attacker, often in control of a botnet, will overload the target by sending it more data than it can handle.

Dead Cat Bounce

A small price recovery after a large crash, giving an indication of false hope for a dead asset. Comes from the phrase, "Even a dead cat bounces once."

DPoS (Delegated Proof of Stake)

Invented by Daniel Larimer, it is an alternative consensus mechanism to Proof of Work. A cryptocurrency that uses DPoS votes for a "witnesses" to secure their computer network. Coin holders to vote for "delegates", who are then responsible for validating transactions and maintaining the blockchain. It's used as consensus mechanisms in various cryptocurrencies such as BitShares, Lisk, EOS, Tezos, Ark, Nano and Cardano.

DEX (Decentralized Exchange)

An exchange that does not rely on a third party to hold the customer's funds. Trades occur directly on the blockchain using an automated process such as a series of smart contracts.

Difficulty

A measure of how much computational work must be performed by miners in order to find the next block.

Double Spending

Spending the same money more than once. This is a primary example of an issue that the blockchain solves (when working correctly). A 51% attack would allow the attackers to double spend their tokens.

EEA (Enterprise Ethereum Alliance)

A group of companies allied with the goal of making Ethereum work for large scale business purposes.

ENS (Ethereum Name Service)

A decentralized service which allows Ethereum addresses to be replaced with human-readable names.

Equihash

An asymmetric memory-bound Proof of Work system that is based on the generalized birthday problem. Its memory intensive nature can be used to prevent ASIC mining. ZCash and its numerous forks are the most notable cryptocurrencies that use the Equihash algorithm. Developed by Alex Biryukov and Dmitry Khovratovich at the University of Luxembourg.

ERC-20

A standard format for tokens to follow in order to work with the Ethereum ecosystem. Refers to the 20th "Ethereum Request for Comment" proposal.

ETF (Exchange Traded Fund)

A security that tracks another asset, such as a commodity, group of assets, or an index. It can be traded like a common stock on a stock exchange.

EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine)

The runtime environment for smart contracts in Ethereum. It is sandboxed and completely isolated from the network, filesystem or other processes of the host computer system. Every Ethereum node in the network runs an EVM implementation and executes the same instructions.

Exchange

A marketplace where cryptocurrencies and other financial instruments are traded.

Faucet

A free source of a cryptocurrency (typically a very small amount). It may be in exchange for completing a trivial task.

Fiat Currency

A government issued currency.

Fibonacci Retracements

In technical analysis, it is often observed that when markets move substantially in one direction, they often pull back to specific levels before continuing a trend. These levels correspond with ratios derived from Fibonacci numbers (23.6%, 38.2%, 50%, 61.8% and 100%).

The Flippening

A meme referring to a day when the Ethereum market cap overtakes the Bitcoin market cap.

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

An emotional reaction following a bull run leaving prospective investors afraid they've missed out on an opportunity.

Fork

A change in a given blockchain protocol.

FUD (Fear Uncertainty Doubt)

The primary reasons an asset falls in price or causes someone to panic sell.

Full Node

A node which downloads a full copy of the blockchain and helps validate it, among other things (such as store a memory pool of pending transactions). Different blockchain implementations may have nodes serve different purposes. Someone who runs a node should not be confused with a miner.

Fundamental Analysis (FA)

A methodology of analyzing a potential intrinsic value of an asset based on both qualitative and quantitative factors such as economic metrics, competition and their product.

Fungibility

An asset where each unit is essentially identical and interchangeable with one another.

Gas

The internal pricing for running a transaction or contract on Ethereum.

Governance

Governance refers to the method by which certain cryptocurrencies evolve over time. Certain coins have explicit "on-chain governance", which outlines a specific process by which proposed changes are voted on.

GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)

A computer optimized for computing visual display information. It is typically also much better at mining cryptocurrencies better than a CPU.

Hal Finney

The first person to receive a Bitcoin transaction from Satoshi Nakamoto. Many believe he is actually Satoshi himself.

Hard Fork

A change in a blockchain protocol that is not backwards-compatible and requires all members involved to upgrade their software.

Hard Cap

A limit on the amount of funds that can be raised for a given ICO.

HODL

A meme derived from the misspelling of the word "Hold". A mindset that encourages people to hold on to their cryptocurrencies and have faith in the longterm prospects of the industry. Often given the incorrect bacronym "Hold on for Dear Life".

Howey Test

A test the SEC uses to determine if an asset should be classified as a security.

Halving

An infrequent event where the reward for mining gets cut in half.

Hardware Wallet

A wallet that stores a user's private key in a secure hardware device. See: Wallet

Hash Function

Any mathematical function that can be used to map data of arbitrary size to data of fixed size. In crypto, it is a one-way function that cannot be reverted. It's the kind of mathematical work used to mine cryptocurrencies.

Hash Rate

The speed at which mining is occurring.

Hashgraph

A patented (closed source) "next-generation" consensus protocol that could theoretically render the blockchain obsolete. It features a "gossip protocol" where every node can spread signed information (events) on new and received transactions to randomly chosen neighbors. Neighbors will then aggregate received events with information received from other nodes into a new event, and then send it on to other randomly chosen neighbors. This system can reportedly achieve an astonishing quarter-million transactions per second.

Ichimoku Cloud

A technical analysis indicator which provides trading signals by identifying trend directions and momentum.

ICO (Initial Coin Offering)

A method of raising money by selling a newly created cryptocurrency.

Immutability

An object that cannot be changed once it is created, such as a transaction once it has been written to the blockchain.

Jed McCaleb

Creator of Mt. Gox, founder of Ripple, and co-founder of Stellar.

KYC (Know Your Customer)

A series of laws and regulations which require businesses to know the identity of their customers.

Lambo

Lamborghini.

Leverage

Using borrowed money to increase the potential gains or losses of an investment.

Lightning Network

A payment protocol that is built on top of a blockchain. It enables nearly instant transactions between parties and is one proposed solution to the scalability issues Bitcoin has faced.

Liquidity

The availability of an asset to be bought and sold easily, without affecting its market price.

Long

Buying an asset with the expectation that it will rise in value.

MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence)

A technical analysis indicator which shows the relationship between two moving averages.

Mainnet

The live network where real transactions take place on a distributed ledger. As opposed to a testnet.

Margin Trading

The act of using borrowed funds from a financial institution to trade in a leveraged manner.

Market Cap

The price of a coin multiplied by the circulating supply of that coin.

Masternode

A full node or wallet that keeps the full copy of the blockchain, but also performs additional functionality that is specific to a given cryptocurrency (such as participating in governance, or facilitating instant transactions). Someone who runs a full node typically needs to own a certain amount of tokens to qualify, and may in turn earn passive income from it.

Max Supply

The maximum amount of coins or tokens that will ever exist in the lifetime of a given cryptocurrency.

Mempool (Memory Pool)

When a transaction has been broadcast to the network, but has not yet been included in a block. A mempool is hosted by a node while it waits for miners to add it to an upcoming block. The order by which transactions are selected from the mempool is based on the transaction fee.

Merkle Tree

An important data structure commonly used within blockchains (as well as BitTorrent and Git). It allows for fast and secure verification of the contents of large data structures. Is used to test whether a transaction is included in a set or not.

Mooning

To increase drastically in value.

Moving Average

A technical analysis indicator which takes the average of a specific number of previous data points in order to calculate its present value.

Miner Activated Soft Fork (MASF)

A soft fork activated because miners signaled (voted) for it.

Mining

The process by which new blocks are created on a blockchain and transactions are verified.

Mining Algorithm

The nature of the computational work that must be performed by a miner in order to discover the next block on a blockchain. This is only applicable in Proof of Work style blockchains.

Mining Pool

A group of miners who share their processing power over a network. Each member is rewarded based on the amount of work they contributed to the block they helped mine.

Mixing

Also called "tumbling", it is the randomizing of pool of cryptocurrencies in order to obscure the original source of funds.

Mt. Gox

A Bitcoin exchange based in Japan which got hacked and went bankrupt in February 2014. The original name is short for "Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange", which is what the site was originally intended for. It later became the first widely popular crypto exchange. It was founded by Jed McCaleb.

Multisig (Multisignature) Wallet

A wallet that requires more than one key to authorize a transaction.

Nick Szabo

Inventor of smart contracts, and designer of a precursor to Bitcoin called "Bit Gold".

Node

A computer connected to a given blockchain network. This is where transactions are initially broadcast, before they are written to the blockchain itself.

Nonce

A "number only used once", which may have different meanings in contexts both in and outside of crypto. A cryptographic nonce is often used to ensure that old communications cannot be reused in replay attacks.

Oracle

A service which allows for smart contracts to interact with data outside of the blockchain environment.

Orphaned Block

A valid block that is not part of the main chain. May occur when two miners produce a block at the same time, or caused by an attacker attempting to reverse transactions.

Open Source

Software that has its source code publicly available to modify, fork, or redistribute.

OTC (Over the Counter)

An asset traded directly between two parties, and isn't tied to a formal exchange. An asset traded this way may not have the liquidity or transparency that an exchange offers.

Ouroboros

Ouroboros is the name of Cardano's staking algorithm. In a staking algorithm, a node is selected to generate a new block based on the relative economic stake they have in the network. Time is divided into "epochs", and further subdivided into "slots", where leaders are chosen.

Paper Wallet

A physical document containing private keys or data which can generate private keys (such as a recovery seed). See: Wallet

P2P (Peer to Peer)

A computer network which does not require a third party to operate. Instead, a user interacts directly with another user.

Pre-sale

A sale event that runs prior to the proper crowdsale in an ICO. There is usually a low cap to the funds raised, and they are often sold in bulk or at a discount.

Price Rally

An increase in the price of an asset over a length of time. Could refer to short or long time frames.

Private Key

A a string of letters and numbers that serves as a cryptographic key allowing a transaction to be sent over the blockchain. This is essentially your password for a wallet address, and should be held as securely as possible.

PoI (Proof of Importance)

A blockchain consensus algorithm first introduced by NEM. Proof of Importance is the mechanism that is used to determine which nodes are eligible to add a block to the blockchain (this process is known as "harvesting" in NEM). It is different than Proof of Stake in that it factors one’s overall support of the network into account, not just the current moment in time. Vesting, transaction partners, number and size of transactions are all factors.

PoS (Proof of Stake)

The ability to mine cryptocurrency by simply holding coins in a wallet that is connected to the network. The more coins in the wallet, the more mining power.

PoW (Proof of Work)

A piece of data that is computationally difficult to produce but easy for others to verify. It is the primary thing that miners do to discover new blocks and contribute to the integrity of the network.

Public Key

The address used to send someone an amount of cryptocurrency. If a private key is your password, a public key is your username.

Pump & Dump

A coordinated manipulation of the price of an asset. A whale or group of people all start buying a cryptocurrency causing the price to drastically increase very rapidly. This often causes wild speculation and others start buying it out of excitement. The original actors immediately sell everything they originally bought causing the price to come tumbling back down.

Recovery Phrase

Also known as a mnemonic seed, it is a list of words which store all the information needed to recover a private key.

Resistance Level

It is a price that a given asset typically has trouble reaching above. If it does reach above that level, it will likely climb even higher now that this level has been broken.

Rekt

Getting "wrecked". Losing a lot of money on an investment.

Ring Signature

A technology used by Monero in order to obfuscate the input of a transaction. A message signed with a ring signature appears to be endorsed by any person within a certain group of people. It is computationally infeasible to determine which member of the group actually produced the signature.

ROI (Return on Investment)

The percentage gain/loss on an investment.

Ross Ulbricht

The creator of the Silk Road, currently serving a life sentence in jail. Known under the pseudonym "Dread Pirate Roberts".

RSI (Relative Strength Index)

A technical analysis indicator used to identify overbought or oversold conditions when trading an asset.

satoshi (sats)

The smallest atomic unit that a Bitcoin can be divided into. 1 satoshi = 0.00000001 BTC

Satoshi Nakamoto

The name of the anonymous creator (or creators) of Bitcoin and the author of the original Bitcoin whitepaper.

Scamcoin

Also called a shitcoin, this refers to a token that provides little or no value, and is simply propped up on hype and false promises.

Scrypt

A hash function used by certain cryptocurrencies (noteably Litecoin) as an alternative to SHA-256. It is more memory intensive, which means it is not well suited for ASIC hardware. This ensures that CPU and GPU remain viable methods to mine the coin.

SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission)

A federal government agency responsible for protecting investors by regulating securities markets. The mission statement of the SEC is to "promote a market environment that is worthy of the public's trust".

STO (Security Token Offering)

Similar to an ICO, but the tokens issued offer more rights and may be backed by assets, profits, or revenue generated by companies. The idea is to give these tokens tangible value from day one, and reduce the component of hype and speculation.

Segwit (Segregated Witness)

An upgrade to the Bitcoin protocol where signature data is removed from transactions, allowing more transactions to fit in a single block, increasing the speed of the network.

Sell Wall

A large sell order set at a specific price, likely to prevent higher sell orders from executing. This may be the result of whales attempting to keep a price low.

Shill

Someone trying to spread hype about something by endorsing the product in public. Typically has negative associations.

SHA-256

A method of encryption. Stands for Secure Hash Algorithm. Is involved in the mining process for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Sharding

A method of scaling a blockchain (increasing how many transactions can be processed per second) by splitting up which miners are working on what at a given time.

Shielded Address

A kind of address used by ZCash that is highly private. They are not visible in the blockchain and offer strong privacy against transaction graph analysis. The value transferred is private if both the sender and receiver are shielded. Shielded addresses are not supported in every ZCash wallet.

Short

A method of betting on an asset decreasing in value. When someone shorts an asset, the investor borrows that asset and immediately sell it, hoping to buy it back when it is cheaper.

Sidechain

The ability to transfer assets from one blockchain to a separate blockchain and then be moved back if needed. It's a way for multiple cryptocurrencies to interact with one another.

Signature

Information that allows someone to prove that they have a private key, without having to reveal the actual private key.

Silk Road

An online black market, popularized as a platform for selling illegal drugs. It was only accessible via TOR, and only accepted Bitcoin as payment, which were tumbled in order to increase anonymity. Created by Ross Ulbricht.

Smart Contract

A programmable way of executing logic on the blockchain. In addition to exchanging money, smart contracts allow arbitrary assets to be exchanged while avoiding a middleman.

Soft Cap

The minimum amount of money raised in an ICO in order to consider it a success.

Soft Fork

A change in the protocol that is backward-compatible, and generally does not require users to upgrade their wallets or take any other action. See: Hard Fork.

Solidity

A high level programming language for writing smart contracts on the Ethereum network.

Stable Coin

A cryptocurrency that is pegged to a specific value (usually a fiat currency) and meant to not fluctuate in price.

Stealth Address

A way of sending cryptocurrency by giving additional privacy to the recipient. By using a stealth address, you ask payers to generate a unique address in such a way that you can deduce the corresponding private key. So although a single "stealth address" can be visible in public, the blockchain sees all incoming payments as going to separate addresses.

Store of Value

An asset that can be reliably saved, retrieved, exchanged and predictably useful. Anything that retains these qualities as time passes is a good store of value.

Support Level

A price that a given asset typically has trouble falling below. If it does fall below this level, it will likely fall much lower now that the support level was broken.

Technical Analysis (TA)

A methodology of valuing the price of an asset based on studying market data, such as patterns in price and volume.

Tangle

A type of DAG (directed acyclic graph) used by IOTA. It's a network consisting of nodes that issue and validate transactions. A qualifying node must choose two other transactions to approve, ensure approved transactions are not conflicting, and solve a cryptographic puzzle. A "coordinator" is currently used as a centralized consensus mechanism to prevent attacks on the network, and is scheduled to be shut down once the network is stable enough.

Testnet

An alternate blockchain meant for testing purposes. Coins on this chain have no value. See: Mainnet.

Token

A cryptocurrency that relies on another cryptocurrency (such as Ethereum) in order to operate.

TGE (Token Generation Event)

Another way of describing an ICO (Initial Coin Offering).

Total Supply

The amount of coins in existence. This number subtracts any coins that have been burned.

TOR (The Onion Router)

Open-source software designed to protect a user from Internet surveillance by routing traffic across a randomized set of proxy servers.

Transaction Fee

An expense that must be paid to miners in order for a cryptocurrency to be sent to a different wallet. This fee can vary based on how congested the network is, among other things.

Trend Line

A line that can be drawn (either horizontal or diagonal) in which the value of a given asset or indicator can frequently bump into but not cross. If a trend line is crossed, a larger price movement often follows.

Trustless

A system that minimizes the amount of trust required from any single person or entity in a system by distributing it among many agents within it.

Txid (Transaction Identifier)

A (mostly) unique identifier for a given transaction.

Unconfirmed Transaction

A transaction that has not yet been included on a block, so it is still in a pending state.

User Activated Soft Fork (UASF)

A change in the blockchain protocol enacted by a majority of full nodes (as opposed to miners).

Vanity Address

An address that you choose yourself, or at least partly. Different blockchains have different capabilities around this.

Vitalik Buterin

A co-founder of Ethereum and a prominent voice in the cryptocurrency community.

Volatility

A measure of how rapidly and unexpectedly an asset has historically changed in price.

Volume

The number of coins or tokens traded on an exchange in a given period of time.

Wallet

A wallet allows someone to store the private key for a given blockchain address. They come in many shapes and sizes, such as hardware, paper and brain wallets.

Weak Hands

People who panic sell when the price of an asset begins to plummet.

Whale

A very wealthy person who can single-handedly manipulate the price of an asset.

Whitepaper

An informational document that outlines a proposed solution or methodology for a given organization. This has become the go-to way for ICOs to market their token.

XBT

An informal currency code for Bitcoin. You can sometimes use this on your stock ticker app to track the price of BTC.

Zero Knowledge Proof

A method that lets someone prove possession of certain information (such as a secret key), without revealing that information, and without any interaction between the prover and verifier.

Zk-SNARKs

An implementation of a Zero Knowledge Proof used by ZCash among other cryptocurrencies.

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