Crypto Glossary


Crypto Twitter (CT)

CT or Crypto Twitter is the term for the crypto community on the social media platform, Twitter (now X). CT is usually one of the most active places where investors, founders, and traders discuss the latest crypto trends and share their opinions. You can also find analysis, perspectives, and market views from other crypto enthusiasts. […]

Consensus Mechanism

A consensus mechanism is a set of rules and procedures that enables a network of computers to agree on the validity of transactions or data.


Cross-chain is a technology that allows blockchain networks to connect with other blockchain networks to exchange value and information

Crypto Winter

Crypto winter is a period when the majority of crypto assets saw significant price drops.


Candlestick is a type of chart that represents price activity in a specific time range.

Custodial Wallet

Custodial wallet is a crypto wallet service offered by a centralized entity.


Correction is a when the price of an asset falls.


Cryptography is the study and practice of securing information through encryption and decryption to prevent unwanted parties from reading information. The technique utilizes ciphers, an algorithm to turn regular messages (called “plaintext” in cryptography) into unreadable random gibberish (called “ciphertext”). The emergence of radio and internet communications requires more sophisticated and stronger encryption. Additionally, through […]


Custody is traditionally used in relation to cryptocurrency wallets, custody refers to how you store your cryptocurrency. In this case, custodial is when you keep your assets in a third party, like a crypto exchange. On the contrary, non-custodial is when you store your assets in a decentralized manner, using digital wallet like MetaMask or […]

Circulating Supply

Circulating supply is the approximation of the number of coins that are circulating in the market. If a cryptocurrency is mineable (like bitcoin), new coins can be created gradually via mining. Even though the circulating supply of Bitcoin (BTC) should be over 18 million coins, it is estimated that around 4 million BTC have been […]


Coin is a term that refers to cryptocurrencies that operate on their own blockchains and are independent of any other coins. A single unit of cryptocurrency can also be called a coin. The term is used to distinguish coins from tokens, which operate on top of their parent blockchain platforms. The first-ever coin on the […]