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Wallet

is a file that contains a collection of private keys and communicates with the corresponding blockchain. Wallets contain keys, not coins. Wallets require backups for security reasons.

Wash Trade

A market deception tactic through which investors can establish artificial activity by selling/buying certain digital assets at the same time.

Watchlist

As the name suggests, a watchlist refers to a small set of crypto assets that a user would like to follow on a day-to-day basis These days, the feature has been incorporated into several famous crypto trading platforms...

Weak Hands

A person who is known to panic sells anytime a price decline appears on the horizon.

Wei

It is the smallest divisible unit of an ETH token. One Ether is equal to 1000000000000000000 Wei.

Whale

A common term that is used to describe an investor who owns a massive amount of crypto — so much so that he/she can easily manipulate the market with one major sell.

Whisper

Whisper is a part of the Ethereum p2p protocol suite that allows for messaging between users via the same network that the blockchain runs on. The main task of whisper will be the provision of a communication protocol...

Whitelist

 
It refers to a collection of individuals taking part in an ICO to purchase a decent amount of tokens.

Whitepaper

A technical document prepared by the members of a crypto startup so as to present to the world a clear vision of what their project seeks to achieve in the short, medium, and long term.