Fork (分叉)

Fork (分叉 fēn chà) refers to temporary inconsistency between versions of the blockchain. It describes that the bitcoin network may briefly diverge, with two parts of the network following two different branches of the blockchain for a short time.

Fork (分叉 fēn chà) as in :

  1. Blockchain fork (区块链分叉 qū kuài liàn fēn chà).
  2. Bitcoin fork (比特币分叉 bǐtè bì fēn chà).
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