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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 ?
Music herself, the analysis of the musical soul, in the characteristic episodes of its development is a wholly new range of poetic subject in which Mr.
It is not surprising, therefore, to find that from the first the Boeotian school is forced to season its matter with romantic episodes, and that later it tends more and more to revert (as in the "Shield of Heracles") to the Homeric tradition.
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.
Rowena was in the clouds, she walked on air; this was to be the greatest day, the most romantic episode in the colorless history of that dull country town.
The episode with Makovkina had occurred after five years of his hermit life.
An episode of humour or kindness touches and amuses him here and there--a pretty child looking at a gingerbread stall; a pretty girl blushing whilst her lover talks to her and chooses her fairing; poor Tom Fool, yonder behind the waggon, mumbling his bone with the honest family which lives by his tumbling; but the general impression is one more melancholy than mirthful.
All present stood rooted to the earth with amazement at this unexpected and apparently uncalled-for outbreak; but the poor prince's painful and rambling speech gave rise to a strange episode.
Incapable of grouping the past, he confused the episode of Jacky with another episode that had taken place in the days of his bachelorhood.
But Ahab, my Captain, still moves before me in all his Nantucket grimness and shagginess; and in this episode touching Emperors and Kings, I must not conceal that I have only to do with a poor old whale-hunter like him; and, therefore, all outward majestical trappings and housings are denied me.
And if anything about this chapter should seem to contradict the high ideals of the chapter preceding it, I can only say that, though the episode should not rigidly fulfil the conditions of the transcendental, nothing could have been more characteristic of that early youth to which I had vowed myself.
Before Sonya and her mother, if Boris happened to be mentioned, she spoke quite freely of that episode as of some childish, long-forgotten matter that was not worth mentioning.
Woodford concluded his account of the episode with a statement to the effect: "What especially struck me was the absence of pain and terror in their faces, which seemed to express, rather, serenity and repose"--this, mind you, of men and women of his own race whom he knew well and who had sat at dinner with him in his own house.