episode Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
noun a part of a broadcast serial
noun film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
EtymologyGr. a coming in besides, episode; into, besides + a coming in, into + way, cf. Skr.
(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.
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