DeFi Glossary

Demystifying terminology & DeFi jargon

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Written by Abishek Dharshan and Gleb Shumakov

What is a Wallet?

Your Ethereum wallet is your gateway to DeFi
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What does 'Approve' mean when making a transaction?

'Approve', 'Enable', 'Authorize' – you'll come across these terms whenever interacting with a dapp for the first time
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What is a wallet group?

One seed phrase, many different wallets
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Written by Gleb Shumakov
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What is a Smart Contract?

Understanding the building blocks of DeFi
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What is a seed phrase?

Never share your seed phrase with anyone
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Written by Gleb Shumakov
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What are gas fees?

All trades through Zerion carry an Ethereum gas fee.
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What is a private key?

There are several web3 terms that just can’t be overlooked. Private key is one of them
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Written by Gleb Shumakov
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What is Staking?

Earn interest on your crypto holdings πŸ’°
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What is a Stablecoin?

Minimizing price volatility in DeFi
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What is a Liquidity Pool?

Liquidity Pools facilitate decentralized trading, lending, & borrowing πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ
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What is Liquidity Mining & Yield Farming?

Learn more about this novel DeFi incentive mechanism
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What is a Flash Loan?

Rapidly executed loans that don't require any collateral ⚑️
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