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Bitcoin vs Tether - What's the difference?

bitcoin | tether |

As nouns the difference between bitcoin and tether

is that bitcoin is while tether is a rope, cable etc that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement.

As a verb tether is

to restrict something with a tether.



Alternative forms

* Bitcoin * BitCoin


(wikipedia bitcoin)
  • (label) A decentralized digital currency.
  • :We do not accept bitcoin at this store.
  • (label) A unit of the bitcoin digital currency.
  • :This item costs one bitcoin .
  • Synonyms

    * , BTC (symbol)

    See also

    * cryptocurrency




    (en noun)
  • a rope, cable etc. that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement
  • (by extension) the limit of one's abilities, resources etc.
  • (dialect) The cardinal number three in an old counting system used in Teesdale and Swaledale. (Variant of tethera)
  • Synonyms

    * hobble (strap)

    Derived terms

    * * tetherless * tetherless computing


    (en verb)
  • to restrict something with a tether
  • (Internet) to connect a personal computer and a smartphone in order to get wireless Internet access for the computer