Semester vs Episode - What's the difference?

semester | episode |

As nouns the difference between semester and episode

is that semester is semester while episode is episode (all meanings).



(Academic term)

Alternative forms

* semestre (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • Half of a school year (US) or academic year such as fall or spring semester.
  • I will graduate at the end of the spring semester .
  • A period or term of six months.
  • See also

    * term * trimester * half-year ----



    (en noun)
  • An incident or action standing out by itself, but more or less connected with a complete series of events.
  • :
  • * {{quote-book, year=1935, author=
  • , chapter=10/6, title= The Norwich Victims , passage=The Attorney-General, however, had used this episode , which Martin in retrospect had felt to be a blot on the scutcheon, merely to emphasise the intelligence and resource of the prisoner.}}
  • An installment of a drama told in parts, as in a TV series.
  • :
  • *{{quote-news, year=2012, date=May 20, author=Nathan Rabin
  • , title= TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Marge Gets A Job” (season 4, episode 7; originally aired 11/05/1992) , work=The Onion AV Club , passage=We all know how genius “Kamp Krusty,” “A Streetcar Named Marge,” “Homer The Heretic,” “Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie” and “Mr. Plow” are, but even the relatively unheralded episodes offer wall-to-wall laughs and some of the smartest, darkest, and weirdest gags ever Trojan-horsed into a network cartoon with a massive family audience.}}

    Derived terms

    * episodic * episodical