(noun): A decentralized internet built on blockchain technology that enables peer-to-peer interactions and the exchange of value.

Example: Web3 allows users to directly interact with decentralized applications (DApps) and securely manage their digital assets without relying on intermediaries.


(noun): A digital application or device used to store, manage, and transact with cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.

Example: I transferred some Bitcoin to my hardware wallet for safekeeping.


(noun): A JavaScript library that provides a set of tools and functions for interacting with Web3 and blockchain networks.

Example: Developers use Web3.js to build decentralized applications (DApps) that can interact with the Ethereum blockchain.


(noun): A detailed document that outlines the concept, technology, and potential implementation of a project, typically associated with cryptocurrencies or blockchain-based platforms.

Example: The team released a whitepaper explaining their innovative solution for decentralized identity verification.

Wrapped tokens

(noun): Tokens that represent other cryptocurrencies or assets on a different blockchain, enabling them to be used in decentralized applications (DApps) on that blockchain.

Example: Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) is an ERC-20 token that represents Bitcoin and can be used on the Ethereum blockchain.


(noun): A term commonly used in the cryptocurrency space to refer to individuals or entities that hold large amounts of a particular cryptocurrency.

Example: The whale’s massive sell-off caused a significant drop in the price of the token.