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ep·i·sode

 (ĕp′ĭ-sōd′)
n.
1.
a. A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.
b. A section of a classic Greek tragedy that occurs between two choric songs.
2.
a. An incident or event that is part of a progression or a larger sequence: "one brief, if distressing, episode in a life rich in adventures, challenges, sorrows and joys" (Elizabeth Speller).
b. One of a series of events in the course of a narrative or drama. See Synonyms at occurrence.
3. Music A passage between statements of a main subject or theme, as in a rondo or fugue.

[French épisode, from Greek epeisodion, parenthetic narrative, from neuter of epeisodios, coming in besides : epi-, epi- + eisodios, entering (eis, into; see en in Indo-European roots + hodos, way, journey).]

episode

(ˈɛpɪˌsəʊd)
n
1. an incident, event, or series of events
2. (Broadcasting) any one of the sections into which a serialized novel or radio or television programme is divided
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an incident, sequence, or scene that forms part of a narrative but may be a digression from the main story
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in ancient Greek tragedy) a section between two choric songs
5. (Music, other) music a contrasting section between statements of the subject, as in a fugue or rondo
[C17: from Greek epeisodion something added, from epi- (in addition) + eisodios coming in, from eis- in + hodos road]

ep•i•sode

(ˈɛp əˌsoʊd, -ˌzoʊd)

n.
1. an incident in the course of a series of events, in a person's life or experience, etc.
2. an incident, scene, etc., within a narrative, usu. fully developed and either integrated within the main story or digressing from it.
3. a dramatic section in an ancient Greek tragedy between two choral odes.
4. a digressive section in a musical composition, as a fugue.
5.
a. any one of the separate productions that constitute a serial, as in motion pictures or radio.
b. any one of the separate programs that constitute a television or radio series.
[1670–80; < Greek epeisódion addition, episode]
syn: See event.

episode

- First a Greek dialogue between two songs, it is from eis, "into," and hodos, "way."
See also related terms for songs.

episode

An incident or group of incidents forming a section of a story; one installment of a serialized story.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.episode - a happening that is distinctive in a series of related eventsepisode - a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
dramatic event, drama - an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
chapter - a series of related events forming an episode; "a chapter of disasters"
idyll - an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
incident - a single distinct event
2.episode - a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
3.episode - a part of a broadcast serial
broadcast, program, programme - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
cliffhanger - an episode that ends in suspense
4.episode - film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
photographic film, film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

episode

noun
1. event, experience, happening, matter, affair, incident, circumstance, adventure, business, occurrence, escapade an unfortunate and rather sordid episode in my life
2. instalment, part, act, scene, section, chapter, passage The final episode will be shown next Saturday.
3. period, attack, spell, phase, bout He suffered three episodes of depression in two years.

episode

noun
Something significant that happens:
Translations
حَلَقَه في مُسَلْسَلحَلَقَه، حادِثَهمُدَّة
epizodapříhoda
afsnitepisodehændelsebegivenhed
episodijaksotapahtumatapaus
epizoda
epizódeseményrész
atvik; òátturòáttur
エピソード
일화
epizodas
daļaepizodesērija
epizóda
epizoda
episod
ตอน
hồi

episode

[ˈepɪsəʊd] N (= event) → acontecimiento m (TV, Rad) → capítulo m, episodio m (Press) → entrega f (Med) → ataque m

episode

[ˈɛpɪsəʊd] n
[story, series] → épisode m
(= event) → épisode m
an episode in sth → un épisode dans qch

episode

nEpisode f; (of story, TV, Rad) → Fortsetzung f; (= incident)Begebenheit f, → Vorfall m

episode

[ˈɛpɪsəʊd] nepisodio

episode

(ˈepisəud) noun
1. an incident, or series of events, occurring in a longer story etc. The episode of/about the donkeys is in Chapter 3; That is an episode in her life that she wishes to forget.
2. a part of a radio or television serial that is broadcast at one time. This is the last episode of the serial.

episode

مُدَّة příhoda episode Episode επεισόδιο episodio tapahtuma épisode epizoda episodio エピソード 일화 episode episode epizod episódio эпизод episod ตอน bölüm hồi 插曲

ep·i·sode

n. episodio, evento no regulado, en serie o independiente que puede formar parte de una condición física o de un estado mental, o de ambos, y que se manifiesta en ciertas enfermedades tal como la epilepsia.

episode

n episodio
References in classic literature ?
THE ungentle laws and customs touched upon in this tale are historical, and the episodes which are used to illustrate them are also historical.
The minister related many a touching incident in the lives of the departed, too, which illustrated their sweet, generous natures, and the people could easily see, now, how noble and beautiful those episodes were, and remembered with grief that at the time they occurred they had seemed rank rascalities, well deserving of the cowhide.
Happy and fortunate were the times when that most daring knight Don Quixote of La Mancha was sent into the world; for by reason of his having formed a resolution so honourable as that of seeking to revive and restore to the world the long-lost and almost defunct order of knight-errantry, we now enjoy in this age of ours, so poor in light entertainment, not only the charm of his veracious history, but also of the tales and episodes contained in it which are, in a measure, no less pleasing, ingenious, and truthful, than the history itself; which, resuming its thread, carded, spun, and wound, relates that just as the curate was going to offer consolation to Cardenio, he was interrupted by a voice that fell upon his ear saying in plaintive tones:
IT is no part of mine to narrate the adventures of John Nicholson, which were many, but simply his more momentous misadventures, which were more than he desired, and, by human standards, more than he deserved; how he reached California, how he was rooked, and robbed, and beaten, and starved; how he was at last taken up by charitable folk, restored to some degree of self-complacency, and installed as a clerk in a bank in San Francisco, it would take too long to tell; nor in these episodes were there any marks of the peculiar Nicholsonic destiny, for they were just such matters as befell some thousands of other young adventurers in the same days and places.
The races, like the moccoli, are one of the episodes peculiar to the last days of the Carnival.
Every foot of our late descent had to be regained in ascending the opposite side of the gorge--an operation rendered the less agreeable from the consideration that in these perpendicular episodes we did not progress a hundred yards on our journey.
In its train a thousand forgotten episodes came trooping back into his memory.
I remember once a young doctor expounding the theory that most catastrophes in family circles, surprising episodes in public affairs and disasters in private life, had their origin in the fact that the world was full of half-mad people.
Simon has been thrown into the greatest consternation by the strange and painful episodes which have taken place in connection with his wedding.
Holmes sat in silence in the cab as we drove back to Baker Street, and I knew from his drawn brows and keen face that his mind, like my own, was busy in endeavouring to frame some scheme into which all these strange and apparently disconnected episodes could be fitted.
Sir Walter listened with grave attention, and his secretary with polite boredom, to the string of episodes by which the police had traced the flying rebel from the steps of the hotel to the solitary tower beside the sea.
And in hot afternoons, they showed a strong disposition to lie on the cool divans in the hotel and smoke and talk about pleasant experiences of a month or so gone by--for even thus early do episodes of travel which were sometimes annoying, sometimes exasperating and full as often of no consequence at all when they transpired, begin to rise above the dead level of monotonous reminiscences and become shapely landmarks in one's memory.