Wallet

Software or devices that contain public and private keys for storing cryptocurrencies

Wallet.dat

The filename which stores public and private keys for a full node.

Whale

A very wealthy individual capable of making large trades.

White Paper

A technical document that outlines a project’s features, technology, and vision.

Whitelist (ICOs)

A list of registered and approved participants in an ICO. Whitelists are used to exclude non-accredited investors in order to better comply with regulations.

Wire Transfer

An electronic transaction in which value is sent from one party to another.