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A @block is made up of a header and @transactions. Fluffy Blocks only contain a header, a list of transaction indices, and any transactions that the node recieving the block may be missing. This saves bandwidth because nodes might already know about most or all of the transactions in the block and they don't need to be sent them again.
a way of saving bandwidth when sending new blocks around the network
[BIP152 "Compact Block Relay"](https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0152.mediawiki)
["fluffy blocks", "fluffyblocks"]
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See Also
The Basics