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|Scala||General-purpose programming language|
|Fiat currency||Traditional currencies such as USD or EUR|
|Proof-of-Stake (PoS)||Type of algorithm by which a blockchain aims to achieve consensus. The generator of the next block is determined by the size of his stake. The bigger his stake, the higher his chance.|
|Proof-of-Work (PoW)||Type of algorithm by which a blockchain aims to achieve consensus. The algorithm rewards network participants who solve cryptographical puzzles in order to submit & validate transactions and create new blocks. Also referred to as mining.|
|API||Short for application programming interface. Allows automated communication between software, e.g. price ticker from Coinmarketcap.
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