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By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
It is the "second layer" or an off-chain of payment protocol that operates on top of a blockchain. It works on a peer-to-peer platform. The layer depends on bidirectional payment channels that do not need block confirmation and the payment will be instant..

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Whale
Someone who holds an enormous amount of cryptocurrency and has the ability to wave the market
Stale Block
Double mined blocks that are not included in the blockchain.
Airdrop
A way to promote cryptocurrencies by sending some free tokens to traders
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT)
They are collectible elements within the Ethereum blockchain under ERC-721, where each token refers to a single element with a certain value
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