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delegation point

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The name at the parental side of a zone cut. That is, the delegation point for “foo.example” would be the foo.example node in the “example” zone (as opposed to the zone apex of the “foo.example” zone). See also “zone apex.”
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-81-2 under Delegation Point