Crypto Glossary Part 1

3 min readJun 22, 2022


I tried to summarize all the crypto jargon words its easier for you to understand better, please leave me a message if i don't complete it all , so let’s dive into it!


Abenomics is the economic strategy implemented by Shinzo Abe of Japan and is comprised of three arrows: monetary policy, fiscal stimulus and structural reforms.

Abnormal Return

Abnormal return refers to the unusual profits from certain assets or securities over a specific time period.

Accounting Token

Accounting tokens are essentially tokenized credit or debit entries (IOU/UOM), just like any spreadsheet-based accounting system.

Accumulation/Distribution Indicator

The accumulation/distribution indicator determines the supply and demand level of a stock/asset/cryptocurrency by multiplying the closing price of a specific period with volume.

Adaptive State Sharding

Used by Elrond, Adaptive State Sharding is an approach that combines all types of sharding into one to improve communication and performance.


A place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from, in the form of a string of letters and numbers.

Adoption Curve

Adoption curve indicates the pace of adoption of a new technology by people. It may also involve segregation of the target audience to understand the market’s willingness.

Aeternity Blockchain

A blockchain network that works on a hybrid consensus approach; both Proof of Work and Proof of Stake.


Airnode is an oracle node and API blockchain gateway that is readily deployed by API providers who want to engage in the API3 blockchain protocol and put their data feeds on-chain.

Annual Percentage Rate (APR)

The amount of interest a borrower must pay each year is known as the annual percentage rate (APR). The annual percentage rate (APR) is determined by multiplying the periodic interest rate by

Annual Percentage Yield (APY)

Annual percentage yield (APY) is the rate of return gained over the course of a year on a specific investment. Compounding interest, which is computed on a regular basis and applied to the am

Atomic Swap

The transfer of cryptocurrency from one party to another, without the use of an exchange or other intermediary.


AtomicDEX offers a cryptocurrency wallet and DEX in one application that is available for multiple platforms.


An audit is a process where developers inspect the underlying code and/or algorithm that compose systems and applications, allowing them to spot potential bugs or points of failure before deployment. Audits are generally undertaken by third parties, which helps guarantee that the procedure is done in an unbiased and effective manner.

Automated Market Maker (AMM)

An automated market maker (AMM) is a system that provides liquidity to the exchange it operates in through automated trading.

Average Directional Index (ADX)

The average directional index (ADX) is a technical indicator that measures how strong a market trend is by using price moving averages and is represented by figures ranging between 1 and 100

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