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Meaning of EPISODE

Pronunciation:  'epi`sowd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
  2. [n]  a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
  3. [n]  a part of a broadcast serial
  4. [n]  a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

EPISODE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: installment, instalment, sequence
 See Also: broadcast, chapter, cliffhanger, drama, dramatic event, film, flick, happening, idyll, incident, motion picture, movie, moving picture, natural event, occurrence, photographic film, pic, picture, picture show, program, programme, section, serial, series, subdivision



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ep"i*sode\, n. [Gr. ? a coming in besides, ? episode; ?
into, besides + ? a coming in, ? into + ? way, cf. Skr. sad
to go: cf. F. ['e]pisode.] (Rhet.)
A separate incident, story, or action, introduced for the
purpose of giving a greater variety to the events related; an
incidental narrative, or digression, separable from the main
subject, but naturally arising from it.

Thesaurus Terms
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