Definition of episode in English:
- In any event, the whole episode has given rise to the same mercantilist arguments that have always been used to justify tariffs.
- If we take it at face value, the whole episode was a terrible accident, but the way the police have handled the aftermath has perhaps done them more harm than good.
- Regardless of the outcome of the trial, the whole episode has been a huge embarrassment to English football.
- In seven years they wrote 103 radio episodes and 63 television shows.
- Whilst listening to an episode of Radio 4's programme Growing Science, I came across a word I hadn't heard before - thigmomorphogenesis.
- My restaurant was used by BBC TV to shoot television plays and an episode of a serial was made there.
- Large numbers of the bacteria circulate in the blood, giving rise to recurrent episodes of illness interspersed with periods of feeling well.
- We considered acute episodes of illnesses that had occurred during the previous year.
- These patients typically present with recurrent episodes of purulent bronchitis and pneumonia.
- I found myself visibly moved during the central subject's climactic high string episodes; likewise during the close of the development.
- Fugue and episodes flow in and out of one another seamlessly.
- Most of the episodes (excepting a very Stravinskian idea of an upward-thrusting minor third) seem related to the main theme.
- This was only the most dramatic episode in an unfolding tragedy.
- His ‘Homeric Ballads’, versified episodes from the Odyssey told in brisk, headlong style, were for Fraser's.
- Plato illustrates the intellectual advantage that Socrates has over Protagoras in the episode of Simonides's poem.
Late 17th century (denoting a section between two choric songs in Greek tragedy): from Greek epeisodion, neuter of epeisodios 'coming in besides', from epi 'in addition' + eisodos 'entry' (from eis 'into' + hodos 'way').
An episode was originally a section between two choric songs in Greek tragedy. The word is from Greek epeisodios ‘coming in besides’. The use of the word for an instalment in a radio and, eventually, television drama is early 20th century.
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