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Synonyms for avatar

a new personification of a familiar idea

the manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form

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Of these, 75 people had the avatar therapy and the other 75 people had a form of supportive counselling designed for this study.
Following consummation of the transaction, Avatar will acquire approximately USD 65m of Florida residential insurance in-force premiums and access to over 500 Florida independent insurance agents.
Pittsburgh-based GetAbby has found that its human avatars have an advantage over any other type of animated character because humans are inherently influenced by a natural urge to communicate with other humans.
Avatar 2, the first of Cameron's three sequels is planned to release in December 2016, while the other two will roll out in 2017 and 2018 respectively.
She will also be in-charge for procuring detailed knowledge of the industry, thus allowing her to strategically position Avatar Solutions products in the marketplace.
It sounds a little bit restricted," he added, "But the point is, I think within the Avatar landscape I can say everything I need to say that I think needs to be said, in terms of the state of the world and what I think we need to be doing about it and doing it in an entertaining way.
Avatar simulators also provide leaders with an idea of how their Soldiers will react in a real-world OE.
The Avatar Target Insertion System had onlookers gathering around to watch a service member talking to a suspicious computerized character in a simulated Afghanistan village.
The three-disc AVATAR Extended Collector's Edition Blu-ray and AVATAR Collector's Edition DVD both feature the original theatrical release, a special edition re-release, and new collector's extended cut with sixteen more minutes including an exclusive alternate opening earth scene.
2] In its most exhilarating sequences, Avatar connects to the best of the silent film era.
THE giant IMAX cinema at Millennium Point is to stop screening the record-breaking 3D movie Avatar tomorrow night - even though the film is still selling out.
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Summary: Epic Avatar has sailed past drama Titanic to break the record as the highest grossing film of all time.
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Just as through the eyes humans perceive sight, through the avatar users can experience virtual worlds as real places (Hudson-Smith, 2002) that not only help immerse the player into the new world, but also provide synthetic roles that can have a deep influence on self development (Castronova, 2005) including such issues as sexuality, identity, peer relations, and partner selection (Smahel & Subrahmanyam, 2007).