The Cardano Glossary
Find the meanings of popuar words used in the Cardano Blockchain & Project Catalyst.
The act of storing cryptocurrencies in devices or systems not connected to the internet.
The act of storing cryptocurrencies in devices or systems connected to the internet.
Open source is a philosophy, with participants believing in the free and open sharing of information in pursuit of the greater common good.
A contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price.
An agent that finds and verifies information, bridging the real world and the blockchain by providing data to smart contracts for execution of said contracts under specified conditions.
Over-collateralization (OC) is the provision of collateral that is worth more than enough to cover potential losses in cases of default.
When a cryptocurrency has been purchased by more and more investors over time, with its price increasing for an extended period of time.
When a cryptocurrency has been sold by more and more investors over time, with its price decreasing for an extended period of time.