Section EightSection Eight
- discharge from the armed forces because of military unsuitability, esp. psychological unfitness
- Informal a person given such a discharge
Origin of Section Eight; from section number of former United States Army regulation governing this
- A US Army discharge based on military assessment of psychological unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable.
- Slang A soldier given such a discharge or behaving as if deserving such a discharge.
Origin of Section EightAfter Section VIII, of World War II US Army Regulation 615–360, which provided for the discharge of those deemed unfit for military service.
A federally funded program in the United States that subsidizes the rent of low-income tenants.
Origin of Section EightAfter Section VIII, of the United States Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, which authorized it.