Definition of webisode in English:

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webisode

Pronunciation: /ˈwebiˌsōd/

noun

1An original episode derived from a television series, made for online viewing.
Example sentences
  • Finally there are "webisodes" which are 2-3 minute flash episodes made for the internet (produced in 2000), as well as trailers for other Columbia television shows on DVD.
  • To hear Johnson tell it, last summer he hit upon the idea of offering online Bridges webisodes that would lead to a cliff hanger resolved at the start of the next Friday-night show.
  • Average Joe interest in advertising continues to rise, whether it be a Jerry Seinfeld ‘Webisode’ or a TV spot touting fried chicken as part of a healthy diet.
1.1An online video that presents an original short film or promotes a product, movie, or television series.
Example sentences
  • The original plan was to create several 10 - minute "Webisodes" for the now-defunct Digital Entertainment Network, a streaming-video Web site.
  • The fine lads at Empire promise to run a new scene/clip/webisode from the production every day this week and we've got the first one - along with the trailer - below the break.
  • Burnett produced a series of more than 100 Webisodes, or short Web-based films, that followed Army recruits through basic training

Origin

1990s: blend of Web and episode.

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Syllabification: web·i·sode

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