an amusing scene, incident, or speech introduced into serious or tragic elements, as in a play, in order to provide temporary relief from tension, or to intensify the dramatic action.
relief from tension caused by the introduction or occurrence of a comic element, as by an amusing human foible.
noun 1. a sequence of drawings, either in color or black and white, relating a comic incident, an adventure or mystery story, etc., often serialized, typically having dialogue printed in balloons, and usually printed as a horizontal strip in daily newspapers and in an uninterrupted block or longer sequence of such strips in Sunday newspapers […]
[kaw-meen] /kɔˈmin/ noun 1. Philippe de [fee-leep duh] /fiˈlip də/ (Show IPA), 1445?–1511? French historian and diplomat. /French kɔmin/ noun 1. Philippe de (filip də). ?1447–?1511, French diplomat and historian, noted for his Mémoires (1489–98)
[kom-in-fawrm] /ˈkɒm ɪnˌfɔrm/ noun 1. an organization (1947–56) established by the Communist parties of nine European countries for mutual advice and coordinated activity. /ˈkɒmɪnˌfɔːm/ noun 1. short for Communist Information Bureau: established 1947 to exchange information among nine European Communist parties and coordinate their activities; dissolved in 1956
[kuhm-ing] /ˈkʌm ɪŋ/ noun 1. approach; arrival; advent: His coming here was a mistake. adjective 2. following or impending; next; approaching: the coming year. 3. promising future fame or success: a coming actor. [kuhm] /kʌm/ verb (used without object), came, come, coming. 1. to approach or move toward a particular person or place: Come here. […]