Common acronyms for decentralized finance

  • DeFi: Decentralized finance‍
  • AMM: Automated market maker‍
  • LP: Liquidity provider/pool ‍
  • IL: Impermanent Loss‍
  • DEX: Decentralized exchange
  • CEX: Centralized exchange
  • BSC: Binance Smart Chain‍
  • APY: Annual Percentage Yield‍
  • APR: Annual Percentage Rate‍
  • TVL: Total Value Locked
  • EVM: Ethereum Virtual Machine‍
  • dApp: Decentralized Application‍
  • PoW: Proof of Work.
  • PoS: Proof of Stake‍
  • IDO: Initial Decentralized Offering‍
  • ICO: Initial Coin Offering‍
  • IEO: Inital Exchange Offering
  • IFO: Inital Farm Offering
  • LBP: Liquidity Bootstrapping Pool
  • DAO: Decentralized Autonomous Organization

This list will be regularly updated. If you find I’ve left out a certain term, feel free to contact me on Twitter.

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Ankhrypto

Ankhrypto

Crypto and DeFi worshipper, fundamentals trader