Side ChainBy CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
A blockchain ledger that runs in parallel to a primary blockchain, where there is a two-way link between the primary chain and sidechain. This allows the sidechain to operate independently of the primary blockchain, using their own protocols or ledger mechanisms. Cryptocurrencies in the sidechain is connected to the main chain with the two-way peg, allowing users to transfer their assets to and fro.
Decentralized Applications (dApps)
Applications that run on decentralized peer-to-peer networks such as Ethereum.
Explain Like I'm Five (ELI5)
To explain in such simple terms that even a five-year-old would be able to understand it.
"Moon" or "To the moon" is a crypto slang that describes an exclamation when the cryptocurrencies prices are rising and when it hit the peak, the coin is said to be "mooning".
In context of trading, the term bloodbath is commonly used to describe a market which is on a downtrend with many assets suffering from value depreciation.
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