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avatar

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1  —as in:
her avatar in cyberspace
Definition a digital representation of a computer-user in a multi-user virtual reality site
  • The word avatar was selected to describe the manifestation of a player in a computer's virtual world because it described a similar concept—the manifestation of a Hindu god on earth.
avatar = a digital representation of a computer-user in a multi-user virtual reality site

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2  —as in:
an avatar of the god, Vishnu
Definition an earthly manifestation of one of the Hindu gods in human or animal form
  • Many avatars of Vishnu appear in Hindu literature.
avatars = an earthly manifestation of one of the Hindu gods in human or animal form
  • They were pitiless, powerful avatars from another world.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
avatars = earthly manifestations of gods in human form

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Avatar is commonly used as a proper noun for titles of films, books, television shows, computer games, songs, and band names.
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