Section Eight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Section Eight a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable
    • n Section Eight a soldier who received a Section Eight discharge as unfit for military service
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Usage

In literature:

I lived in that section until eight years ago, when I come to Newberry to live with my daughters.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
Bellew reckons the great extent of the Peshawaran section of the ruins as covering an area of about six miles by eight.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Using no more force than had been applied to other portions, the blow served to tear a section of the blind about eight inches across.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
I have known them sell at auction at eight, but in some sections they are less.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
In each section from eight hundred to one thousand women are engaged.
"Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas" by W. Hastings Macaulay
According to Section 87, eight to twelve men form a group, two or three groups a troop.
"Cavalry in Future Wars" by Frederick von Bernhardi
The parts are built in sections about 12-1/2 inches high, holding eight or ten cases.
"Type Cases and Composing-room furniture" by A. A. Stewart
At Gamboa the vessel enters the eight-mile section of the Culebra Cut.
"The Panama Canal" by J. Saxon Mills
They farmed in quarter-sections, and generally six or eight miles separated the farms.
"The Sheriff of Badger" by George B. Pattullo
You will select eight men from your section and endeavor to capture these men.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army" by U. S. War Department
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In poetry:

Says the judge: "Let's look up section
Ninety-eight in this connection."
"Right," replied the advocate.
"But I submit that's out of date."
"Sir!" the judge says, "such things border
On contempt. You're out of order!"
"Heigh, Ho!" by C J Dennis

In news:

In response to the threat, police closed an eight-square -block section of downtown to traffic and evacuated the Hilton Eugene and other nearby businesses.
Eight additional sections elaborate on these topics.
Painters, sculptors and writers will be plying their crafts Saturday along an eight-mile section of the trail running from the town of London to just south of Aztalan State Park.
From Feb 22 to Feb 26, there were eight reported thefts from cars in the western section of the city.
A section of scaffold installed to protect cars from overhead construction collapsed onto eight northbound lanes shortly before 11 am Wednesday, officials said.
Section Eight Design wins 2009 Open Architecture Challenge for classroom design.
Section Eight Design beat out seven other finalists to win the.
Section Eight partnered with Teton Valley Community School (TVCS) in Victor to.
Photo Submitted by Judy Salamone Eight CBA students achieved a perfect score on the SAT or ACT standardized test sections.
After eight months of construction, the Kroger supermarket on Alps Road has officially opened its newly expanded produce section.
A large bomb exploded in the heart of Beirut 's Christian section on Friday, and Civil Defense officials said at least eight people were killed.
Thursday Night Highlights Included Choreographed Dancing, Eight-Piece Brass Section.
All that separated third-seeded Orange Lutheran from reaching the Southern Section Division 1A semifinals was eight minutes.
The top finishers in eight age groups at the Huntersville competition will advance to a sectional competition.
The Royals' program record of eight individual wrestlers qualifying for the Class A state meet consisted of three wrestlers that won the championship of their respective weight classes at the Section 7A meet and five runner-ups.
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In science:

In the remainder of this section, we shall overview eight classes of those attempts.
Dark Energy: a Brief Review
Among the various physical effects described in the previous section, we can identify eight independent leading effect.
TASI Lectures on Cosmological Perturbations
Table 28: Z–pair production cross section from the four LEP experiments and combined values for the eight centre-of-mass energies.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
The combined LEP cross sections at the eight energies are all positively correlated, with correlations ranging from 9% to 24%.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
The combination of the ratio RWW is performed using as input from the four experiments the 32 cross sections measured at each of the eight energies.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
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