# Event vs. Episode

## Difference Between Event and Episode

#### Eventnoun

Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.

#### Episodenoun

A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.

#### Eventnoun

A social gathering or activity

The fundraising event was held in the ballroom.

#### Episodenoun

A section of a classic Greek tragedy that occurs between two choric songs.

#### Eventnoun

(Sports) A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet

swimming events.

#### Episodenoun

An incident or event that is part of a progression or a larger sequence

"one brief, if distressing, episode in a life rich in adventures, challenges, sorrows and joys" (Elizabeth Speller).

#### Eventnoun

(Physics) A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in spacetime, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.

#### Episodenoun

One of a series of events in the course of a narrative or drama.

#### Eventnoun

(Archaic) A final result; an outcome.

#### Episodenoun

(Music) A passage between statements of a main subject or theme, as in a rondo or fugue.

#### Eventnoun

An occurrence; something that happens.

#### Episodenoun

An incident, action, or time period standing out by itself, but more or less connected with a complete series of events.

It was a most embarrassing episode in my life.

#### Eventnoun

A prearranged social activity (function, etc.)

I went to an event in San Francisco last week.Where will the event be held?

#### Episodenoun

An instalment of a drama told in parts, as in a TV series.

I can't wait till next week’s episode.

#### Eventnoun

One of several contests that combine to make up a competition.

#### Episodenoun

a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

#### Eventnoun

An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).

In the event, he turned out to have what I needed anyway.

#### Episodenoun

a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

#### Eventnoun

(physics) A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.

#### Episodenoun

a part of a broadcast serial

#### Eventnoun

(computing) A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a specific task.

#### Episodenoun

film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

#### Eventnoun

(probability theory) A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.

If $X$ is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as {1,2,3,4,5,6}. Examples of events could be: $X = 1$, $X = 2$, $X \ge 5, X \not = 4,$ and $X \isin \\left\{1,3,5\\right\}$.

#### Eventnoun

(obsolete) An affair in hand; business; enterprise.

#### Eventnoun

(medicine) An episode of severe health conditions.

#### Eventverb

(obsolete) To occur, take place.

#### Eventverb

To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.

#### Eventverb

To expose to the air, ventilate.

#### Eventnoun

something that happens at a given place and time

#### Eventnoun

a special set of circumstances;

in that event, the first possibility is excludedit may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

#### Eventnoun

a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory

#### Eventnoun

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;

the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwisehis decision had depressing consequences for businesshe acted very wise after the event