Block Height

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

1.1 Example

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 Example

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