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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Episode  \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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  episode 
  n  1:  a  happening  that  is  distinctive  in  a  series  of  related 
  events 
  2:  a  brief  section  of  a  literary  or  dramatic  work  that  forms 
  part  of  a  connected  series 
  3:  a  part  of  a  broadcast  serial  [syn:  {installment},  {instalment}] 
  4:  a  succession  of  related  shots  that  develop  a  given  subject 
  in  a  film  [syn:  {sequence}] 




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