Segregated Witness

1. | definition

SegWit is a transaction format which separates a transaction into two segments.
The first part contains the sender/receiver data, and the second part contains the unlocking - or witness - data. This is done to fix transaction malleability which is required to enable some second layer protocols like the Lightning Network
SegWit also increase the amount of transactions per block.

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