It is a quick reference to the most important Bitcoin terminology. Please check any term to reveal the definition.
There are currently 6 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
A collection of Bitcoin transactions that have occurred during a period of time (typically about 10 minutes). If the blockchain is thought of as a ledger book, a block is like one page from the book.
An amount of Bitcoin that miners earn upon creating a block (of pending transactions). The reward is equal to the sum of 1) the block subsidy (newly ‘minted’ satoshis) plus all transactions fees attached to transactions included in that block. The subsidy reward is halved every four years.
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