Pronunciation: (ep'u-sōd", -zōd"),[key] —n. 1. an incident in the course of a series of events, in a person's life or experience, etc.
2. an incident, scene, etc., within a narrative, usually fully developed and either integrated within the main story or digressing from it.
3. one of a number of loosely connected, but usually thematically related, scenes or stories constituting a literary work.
5. Music.an intermediate or digressive passage, esp. in a contrapuntal composition.
6. Motion Pictures,Radio,and Television.any one of the separate productions that constitute a serial.