For purposes of this article, the following additional definitions apply.
Abandoned Optical Fiber Cable. Installed optical fiber cable that is not terminated at equipment other than a connector and not identified for future use with a tag.
Cable Sheath. A covering over the optical fiber assembly that includes one or more jackets and may include one or more metallic members or strength members.
Exposed (to Accidental Contact). A conductive optical fiber cable in such a position that, in case of failure of supports or insulation, contact between the cable's non-current-carrying conductive members and an electrical circuit might result.
Informational Note: See Part I of Article 100 for two other definitions of Exposed: Exposed (as applied to live parts) and Exposed (as applied to wiring methods).
Point of Entrance. The point within a building at which the optical fiber cable emerges from an external wall or from a concrete floor slab.