avatar avatar  /ˈæ və ˌtɑr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a new personification of a familiar idea
  2. (n) the manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. People who had used attractive avatars seemed to hang on to some of the self-assurance that came from being handsome, choosing better-looking dates than those who had homely avatars.
  2. They had created an avatar that looked like me, and I would have to learn to move and play the guitar in cyberspace.
  3. The avatar of fascism posed the century's greatest threat to democracy and redefined the meaning of evil forever.

News

  1. Avatar 2 shows unique moves (with video)

    Avatar 2 made its debut and showed off many talents to half a dozen sheriff's department SWAT team Wednesday at Lavianna Plaza.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Alice Echo-News Journal

  2. Rockbridge to Acquire Producing Properties in Alberta

    RockBridge Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, RockBridge Energy Alberta Ltd., has entered into a formal purchase and sale agreement with the receiver of Avatar Energy ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. The Avatar Will See You Now

    Medical centers are testing new, friendly ways to reduce the need for office visits by extending their reach into patients’ homes. Most patients who enter the gym of the San Mateo Medical Center in California are there to work with physical therapists. But a few who had knee replacements are being coached by a digital avatar instead.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Technology Review

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Quotes

  1. "Audiences repeatedly told me they wanted more of Pandora, and wished they could have stayed there longer," said Cameron. "So we're making that possible. Avatar: Special Edition will be exclusively in 3D, and will have eight minutes of never...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: James Cameron Source: Rediff

  2. "It's going to change the way in which we tell our stories," Devlin said. "What we learned from 'Avatar' is, you can use 3-D so it's not just a gimmick. With 3-D, you really feel you're in the room with these people and your response level...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dean Devlin Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I'm not going to comment on what's in the script and on what Sigourney may or may not have said," Reitman says. "She's been so busy on Avatar, I've not been able to find her. There's some very cool things in the new draft, let's just put it...
    on Jan 13, 2010 By: Ivan Reitman Source: Collider.com (blog)

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