Block Height


The number of blocks between a given block and the genesis block (first block)

1.1 > Ex.

Current block height of the Bitcoin (BTC) chain is in the 500,000s, with a new block being added roughly every 10 minutes and increasing the block height by 1.

1.2 > Ex.

The next Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) halving will occur when the blockheight of each chain reaches 630,000.


The current total amount of blocks confirmed on a blockchain

* All terms and definitions may change as the Cryptionary improves