Associations to the word «Avatar»


AVATAR, noun. (Hinduism) the incarnation of a deity, particularly Vishnu.
AVATAR, noun. The physical embodiment of an idea or concept; a personification.
AVATAR, noun. (computing or gaming) A digital representation or handle of a person or being; often, it can take on any of various forms, as a participant chooses. i.e. 3D, animated, photo, sketch of a person or a person's alter ego, sometimes used in a virtual world or virtual chat room.

Dictionary definition

AVATAR, noun. A new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning".
AVATAR, noun. The manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form; "the Buddha is considered an avatar of the god Vishnu".

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