Decentralized exchange, a system that enables direct, peer-to-peer trade with cryptocurrencies.
Decentralized Finance is a tool used to access financial instruments without any intermediary like a brokerage, exchange, bank or any financial institution. DeFi is normally based on blockchain technology.
Dead Coin
A crypto currency that is not functioning at the moment. The digital coin is considered dead if the coin’s website is offline or if there is less than $1,000 worth of trades in the last three months.
Decentraland (MANA)
A user-owned, Ethereum-based virtual world where you can play, explore, and interact with games and activities.
The principle of the transfer of control and decision-making from a centralized entity to a distributed network.
Decentralized Applications (DApps)
Digital applications designed by developers and deployed on a blockchain to carry out actions without an intermediary.
Digital Economy
An economy that is primarily based on digital computing technologies. Applicable synonyms: Internet Economy, New Economy, and Web Economy.
Digital Gold
The virtual method of trading and investing in gold (as a metal commodity) without actually holding the gold. It is similar to the US paper gold certificate.
Digital currency
Any currency or currency-like asset that is mainly stored, managed and exchanged over digital systems. This may include: cryptocurrency, virtual currency and central bank digital currency.
Dogecoin (DOGE)
One of the altcoins that actually started as a joke on Reddit. It is considered as the first meme coin.