Glossary of Terms

Common terminology used throughout the Charged Particles suite

Non-Fungible Token (NFT)

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are provably scarce / unique, digital items with blockchain-managed ownership. Some examples include collectibles (e.g. CryptoKitties), game items, digital art, event tickets, domain names, virtual real estate (e.g. Decentraland) and even ownership records for physical assets.

Particle Accelerator

This is the Charged Particle Protocol app. This is where you're able to purchase and/or mint Particles, Energize & customize your particles, or discharge your particles.

Particle

NFT ready to be energized. These are NFTs created in the Charged Particles Minting station.

Energizing

Process of adding interest-bearing assets to an NFT.

Charged Particle

A Particle that has been energized.

Charge

Accrued interest in a charged particle.

Discharge

The process of collecting the charge from a charged particle

Release

The process of collecting the principal amount from a charged particle.

Time Lock

Charged Particles allows for you to lock the principal amount deposited into your NFT (time lock). This is available per asset, or for all assets contained by your NFT

Set Price

Owners of the NFTs can Set Price for these NFTs to make them available for sale, at that price, on the Charged Particles Marketplace. Users can purchase your NFT directly from its link even if it is not listed in the Marketplace.

Covalent Bonds

NFTs that are deposited inside of another NFT.

Energizing / Charging Station

Part of the Charged Particle Protocol that allows users to energize their Particles

Mint

Creating a Particle with the Charged Particle Particle Accelerator.

Lepton NFT

A special yield-reward-multiplying NFT made possible by Charged Particles. When deposited into an NFT that is earning interest, Leptons increase the governance token yield-rewards earned by that NFT.

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