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Glossary

An explanation of the key terms used in the Coinshift docs.

Browser Wallet

A cryptocurrency wallet that is accessible through a web browser or mobile app.
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Contact

An alias for any wallet or smart contract address. Instead of having to recall what an address is associated with, you can create a contact that is stored in an address book on Coinshift. This reduced the risk of erroneously sending funds to the wrong address.
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Hardware Wallet

A cryptocurrency wallet that stores a private key in offline mode.
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Label

A field that helps you classify a transaction and can be used to define the accounting treatment.
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Members

Members are users of your organisation who are not signers on a Safe. Invite anyone to join the Safe as a Member with restricted access control. These users can create proposals and view reports, historical transactions, etc.
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Off-chain transactions

Transactions stored on Coinshift infrastructure awaiting to be submitted to the blockchain.
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On-chain transactions

Transactions verified by network validators and recorded on the blockchain.
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Organisation

An organisation on Coinshift represents a project, DAO, or crypto-native organisation.
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Proposal

An off-chain transaction that is created before being executed on-chain. Read more about the benefits of using proposals here.
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Queue

The sequential on-chain approval/rejection queue for Safes.
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Safe

A multi-sig smart contract that requires approval from the least number of Signers to execute a transaction.
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Signer

A multi-sig such as Safe is controlled by one or more Signers.
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Stream payments

A revolutionary new way to interact with money. Set up a money stream to transfer funds by the second. Automate payments and perform dollar-cost averaging for payroll, investments, vesting, and more.
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Threshold

The number of approvals required to be able to execute an on-chain transaction for a Safe.
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Transaction History

A list of transactions (successful or failed) across all supported networks (chains) on Coinshift.