U-Y

UTC Time

Coordinated Universal Time

 

Unconfirmed

A state in which a transaction has not been appended to the blockchain.

 

Utiliy Token

Tokens that are designed specifically to be able to help peoplr use something.

 

 

Validator

A participant on a proof of Stake (POS) blcokchain, involved in validating blocks for rewards.

 

Verification Code

is a security protection method that is used to aviod internet bots from abusing or even spamming various online services.

 

Volatility

a statistical measure of dispersion of returns, measured by using the standard deviation or variance between returns from that same security or market index

Volume

How much crypto currency has been traded over a set period, suc as the past 24 hours.

 

Watchlist

is a feature of the website where users can create their own lists of cryptocurrencies to follow. Alternative definition, set of pages a user has selected to monitor for changes.

 

Weak Hands

An investor prone to panic selling at he first sign of a price decline.

 

Wei

The smallest fraction of an Ether, with each Ether to 1000000000000000000 Wei

 

Whale

A term used to describe investors who have uncommonly large amounts of crypto, especiallay those with enough funds to manipulate the market

 

White paper

A document released by a crypto Project that gives investors technical information about its concepts and a roadmap for how it plans to grow and succeed.

 

Yield Farming

Yield farming involves earning interes by investing crypto in decentralized finance markets.

 

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