Null Data (OP_RETURN) Transaction

This definition comes from the technical glossary.

Definition

A transaction type relayed and mined by default in Bitcoin Core 0.9.0 and later that adds arbitrary data to a provably unspendable pubkey script that full nodes don’t have to store in their UTXO database.

Synonyms

  • Null data transaction

  • OP_RETURN transaction

  • Data carrier transaction

Not To Be Confused With