Cryptocurrency Terms to Know Before You Invest

Here is a quick guide to cryptocurrency terms. We define technical terms, slang, acronyms, and other jargon related to cryptocurrency.



  • UIA

    User-Issued Assets, Tokens that can be created on the BitShares network.

  • USDT

    The acronym for stable coins issued by Tether Limited: U.S. Dollar Tether.

  • UTILITY TOKEN

    A unit of currency consumed in a process. For example, an arcade token that gets used when a game is played or a coin like BNB Binance token, which is used to pay exchange fees.

  • UTXO

    Unspent transaction output. For example, if an individual receives 1 BTC and holds it, they possess a UTXO.