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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 Colonel, with little sense of humor and of the fitness of things, related a somber episode of those dark and bitter days, in which he had acted a conspicuous part and always formed a central figure.
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.
One of the consequences of this episode was that the first joints of three of the little boy's fingers were permanently disabled, and another that thereafter he always had to be beaten before he set out to work, whenever there was fresh snow on the ground.
The tower episode solidified my power, and made it impregnable.
So a great Frankish victory or defeat was gained or avoided; and in order to commemorate the episode, Charlemagne commanded a city to be built there, which he named Frankfort--the ford of the Franks.
In the case of the children, the bears, and the prophet, the bears got more real satisfaction out of the episode than the prophet did, because they got the children.
Well, they had no difficulty in recalling that dramatic episode, for it had occurred only a few days before; and a version of it that would have melted the stoniest heart had been presented to every girl in the village by Minnie Smellie herself, who, though it was Rebecca and not she who came off victorious in the bloody battle of words, nursed her resentment and intended to have revenge.
Lloyd as having come to see me after the fit: for I never forgot the, to me, frightful episode of the red-room: in detailing which, my excitement was sure, in some degree, to break bounds; for nothing could soften in my recollection the spasm of agony which clutched my heart when Mrs.
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.
Thanks to this Gascon toilet, I could hope that the lady would not take me for the local rate collector; but now when my thoughts travel back to that episode of my youth, I sometimes laugh at my own expense.
The fact, however, that this thought did not occur to me until the following day removes any possible right to a claim to heroism to which the narration of this episode might possibly otherwise entitle me.
Following this episode came the encounter with the baboons and the strange, white savage who had allied himself with the beasts against the humans.