Abstract is something that exists in thought as an idea.
An account is essentially a whose purpose is to track the financial activities of a specific asset.
Accounting tokens are essentially tokenized credit or debit entries (IOU/UOM), just like any spreadsheet-based accounting system.
Accumulation/ Distribution Indicator
The accumulation/distribution indicator determines the supply and demand level of a stock/asset/cryptocurrency by multiplying the closing price of a specific period with volume.
Adam Back is a world-renowned British cryptographer, cypherpunk and crypto industry figure from the United Kingdom.
Adaptive State Sharding
Used by Elrond, Adaptive State Sharding is an approach that combines all types of sharding into one to improve communication and performance.
A place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from, in the form of a string of letters and numbers.
In administration deals, the songwriter retains full ownership of their copyrights. Though the music publisher does not have any ownership in the work, the duties of the publisher remain the same. The publishing administrator takes a percentage off the top of the song’s earnings as the fee.
Adoption curve indicates the pace of adoption of a new technology by people. It may also involve segregation of the target audience to understand the market's willingness.
An advance is a type of loan that serves as income for the artist or songwriter as they record or write songs and wait for royalties to generate revenue. These advances are essentially investments. In the case of recording artists, the label is investing in the artist by paying upfront so the artist can record and tour yet still pay their bills. Advances can also include the costs incurred by the artist before royalties begin rolling in. These advances must be paid back to the label. (see: Recoupment)