Blockchain Glossary

Blockchain a blockchain is a continuously growing list of records called
blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography

Cryptocurrency A cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as
a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the
transactions, to control the creation of additional units, and to
verify the transfer of assets

Bitcoin is a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment
system called the first decentralized digital currency as
the system works without a central repository or single

Ethereum a major open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed
computing platform featuring smart contract functionality

Tendermint a high-performance blockchain consensus engine that enables
you to run Byzantine fault tolerant applications, written in any
programming language, on many machines spread across the
globe, with strong security guarantees

AI artificial intelligence
API application programming
BTC bitcoin
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ETH Ethereum token
EV electric vehicle
ICO initial coin offering
IoT internet of things
LES layered energy systems
p2p peer-to-peer
REC renewable energy certificates
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