A Blockchain is a DLT but a DLT doesn't have to be a blockchain?

Thx to @Ratty and his meme:

I realized two things:
I didn’t know that Radix is a DLT and not a blockchain
I have no clue what the the difference between a DLT and a Blockchain is.

I found this: All blockchains are DLT but not all DLT are blockchains
Very mysterious but makes me curious to know more

And this short statement:
DLT is a decentralized database managed by multiple participants, across multiple nodes. Blockchain is a type of DLT where transactions are recorded with an immutable cryptographic signature called a hash .

Which confuses me since this explanation could literally also be used for a blockchain if I am not completely wrong


I made a post about this here Is Radix a blockchain and if not then what is it a DAG? :slight_smile:

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You are right with the quote that all blockchains are DLT but not all DLT are blockchains.
You can think of blockchain as a specific type of DLT. I have found a short all-in-all summary image about the difference between the two.