Taint

The percentage of cryptocurrency in an account that can be traced to another account.

Tangle

The Tangle is a blockchain alternative developed by IOTA, using directed acyclic graphs which only builds in one single direction and in a way that it never repeats, and is quantum-computing resistant.

Technical Analysis / Trend Analysis (TA)

An evaluation method involving statistical analyses of market activity, such as price and volume. Charts and other tools are used to identify patterns to underpin and drive investment decisions.

Testnet

An alternative blockchain used by developers for testing.

Tether

The Tether is often abbreviated as USDT on exchanges. This is a non-government regulated ‘stablecoin’ with a value of around 1 US dollar. The company behind this coin claims that every Tether in circulation is covered with real dollars on their bank account.

Think Long Term (TLT)

A mindset where you have a longer-term investment horizon of months to years.

This is Gentlemen

Originally an error in writing the full “This is it, gentlemen”. It is now used as an introduction for good news.

Ticker

An abbreviation used to uniquely identify cryptocurrencies.

Timelock / Locktime

A condition for a transaction to only be processed at a certain time or block on the blockchain.

Timestamp

A form of identification for when a certain transaction occurred, usually with date and time of day and accurate to fractions of a second.

Token

A digital unit designed with utility in mind, providing access and use of a larger cryptoeconomic system. It does not have store of value on its own, but are made so that software can be developed around it.

Token Generation Event

The time at which a token is issued.

Tokenize

The process by which real-world assets are turned into something of digital value called a token, often subsequently able to offer ownership of parts of this asset to different owners.

Tor

Tor is free software for enabling anonymous communication. The name is derived from an acronym for the original software project name "The Onion Router". It consists of a network of volunteer relays to conceal users’ location and usage.

Total Supply

The total amount of coins in existence right now, minus any coins that have been verifiably burned. 

Trade Volume

Is the amount of the cryptocurrency that has been traded in the last 24 hours.

Trading Bot

A trading bot is an algorithm that trades for a trader on a stock exchange or crypto exchange. Trading bots are used by both professionals and amateurs.

Transaction (TX)

The act of exchanging cryptocurrencies on a blockchain.

Transaction Fee

A payment for using the blockchain to transact.

Trezor

The Trezor is a popular ‘Hardware Wallet’, which supports multiple blockchains. 

Trustless

A property of the blockchain, where no participant needs to trust any other participant for transactions to be enforced as intended.

Tumbler

Another name for a mixing service.

Turing-Complete

Turing-complete refers to the ability of a machine to perform calculations that any other programmable computer is capable of. An example of this is the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).