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Glossary
Here you can find some useful definitions to terms that you might be unfamiliar with. These will help you better understand the documentation while you are reading.
Aave
Aave is a protocol used to borrow and lend digital assets. Their website is https://aave.com/
APY
This is the annual percentage yield a lender gains on their depoits.
aTokens
These are interest bearing tokens that a lender receives when they deposit into the Aave protocol.
Blockchain
This is a immutable digital ledger of transactions that are distributed across a network of computers.
Collateral
Usually an asset that usually acts as insurance .
Collateral Relief
Collateral provided by the owner of another store to buy another store owner's debt.
ENS name
Human readable names registered on the Ethereum Name Service to identify objects. Their website is https://ens.domains/
ERC20 tokens
Standard used to define tokens that are build on top of the Ethereum Blockchain.
Extension
Custom code attached to stores to execute additional tasks after receiving payments.
Metadata
This is data used to describe data where is this sense the data is a store.
mTokens
These are cashback tokens that a customer receives when they make payments with the Malus protocol.
Smart Contracts
These are immutable programs that execute task when predetermined conditions are met.
Stake
The amount money a store owner wants to use cover their customer's cashback rate.
Subgraph
This is a program that runs on the The Graph protocol https://thegraph.com/en/. It defines a set of rules for what data to index from a particular blockchain and organizes it.
Wallet address
This is a hashed version of a public key used to identify where to send and receive money.
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