Definitions for "ETIC"
Nonindigenous or foreign categories and interpretations of life experience.
The research strategy that emphasizes the observer's rather than the natives' explanations, categories, and criteria of significance.
a perspective in ethnography that uses the concepts and categories of the anthropologist's culture to describe another culture.
Keywords:  guess, ops, wild, 'crew, desk
Estimated Time in Commission. The "Wild Ass Guess" that maintenance gives the Ops Desk for when a jet will be ready for 'crew show'. See also "Sliding ETIC".