Branching Point

The block at which the blockchain diverges into multiple chain branches. The full list of blocks that have been mined since the start of the cryptocurrency. The blockchain is designed so that each block contains a hash drawing on the blocks that came before it. This is designed to make the network more tamper proof.

Reference:

Malone, J.A (2015). Glossary of Bitcoin Terms and Definitions. United States: Lulu Press, Inc

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