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Definitions and terminology related to cryptoeconomics, blockchain and distributed ledger technology.

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Any device (phone, computer, printer, camera, etc) connected to a blockchain network is considered a node. Some nodes perform important network functions, such as validating transactions, storing data, providing computational power, or participating in governance. Such nodes typically have further descriptors; see full node, lightweight node, masternode, etc.