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Native Token

Multiple tokens can be secured on a blockchain, but normally only one token is used to rewards participants and miners on the networks and pay the transaction fees, this token is the Native token.

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Node

A participant in a cryptocurrency network that provides a copy of the entire blockchain to the network. All miners host a node, but not all nodes have to mine cryptocurrency.

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Non-Fungible Token (NFT)

A special type of cryptographic token that is a representation of a unique digital asset that is not interchangeable.

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Nonce

A number only used once in a cryptographic communication (often includes a timestamp).

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Nothing-at-Stake Problem

This is caused by validator nodes approving all transactions on old and new forks after a hard fork occurs.