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1. In Hinduism, and avatar (or avatara) is a deity who descends from heaven to earth to help humanity and restore balance between good and bad during a period of great evil.

2. In the amazing American Nickelodeon TV show Avater: the last airbender (ATLA) created by Mike Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko (called "Bryke" by ATLA fans), an avatar is a person who's able to bend and master all the four elements and thereby keeps balance into the world. ATLA was heavily influenced by Asian cultures, the definition of an avatar in the show is based on and derived from the definition of an avatar in Hinduism.

3. an Avatar in the 2009 James Cameron movie is a Na'vi-human hybrid. Basically, it's a Na'vi (original inhabitants of a fictional planet called "Pandora") who's mentally controlled by a genetically matching human.
1. Krishna is one of the most widely known Hindu avatars.

2. Aang has to master all four elements and defeat the Fire Lord because he is the avatar.

3. Humans created avatars to improve their relations with the Na'vi.
by Xiao Ling February 14, 2010
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1. A cool (or not cool) pic that appears below your name on forum sites.
2. The personification of something infinite, usually a god.
1. He had a Boohbah avatar so I hired a hitman to kill him.
2. My friends say he's the Avatar of Apollo because he's so sexy.
by Cortana Dragoon June 17, 2005
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1) An incarnation of a diety or a supernatural being in the physical world.
2) A digital representation of a person who lives only through the internet.
1) The Kalki avatar of Sri Krishna is going to wreck havoc when he comes.
2) Any old yahoo! avatar
by Gunkglumb May 23, 2005
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1. Something that represents a person/place/thing/ect. Often online they are normally little icons used in IM's and other chat.

2. The incarnation of a Hindu deity, especially Vishnu, in human or animal form.
1. An avatar of the US. might be an Eagle, while the avatar of say Canada would be a maple leaf.
by Zenny November 28, 2005
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is a fucking amazinginly good movie.
Person 1: Avatar was such a fucking masterpiece man, don't you agree?
Person 2: What's Avatar?
Person 1: What the fuck is wrong with you?
by someone over the rainbow 420 December 19, 2009
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an avatar or avatara is an incarnation of an immortal being or an ultimate supreme being (i.e. a god or goddess). avatars or avataras are said to descend to earth in times of great evil or unrightousness.
it is said that the avatar came over a thousand years ago to save earth.
by gunslingergirlvy_c_e February 23, 2006
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The Incarnation Of A Great And Powerful God, One Who Has Knowledge Over All Things And Beings And Is Supreme.
webavatar is god
by Harry Bawlz December 17, 2003
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