aural vs oral

aural oral

Definitions

  • 1) Of or pertaining to an aura.
  • 2) Of or pertaining to sound.
  • 3) Of or pertaining to the ear.
  • 4) Of or pertaining to the air, or to an aura.
  • 5) Of or pertaining to the ear.
  • 6) relating to or characterized by an aura
  • 7) of or pertaining to hearing or the ear
  • 8) Pertaining to the air or to an aura.
  • 9) Perceived by the ear; learned by hearing; auricular.
  • 10) Relating to the ear: as, the aural orifice; aural surgery.

Definitions

  • 1) uncountable oral sex.
  • 2) countable A spoken test or examination, particularly in a language class.
  • 3) countable A physical examination of the mouth.
  • 4) An academic examination in which questions and answers are spoken rather than written.
  • 5) an examination conducted by spoken communication
  • 6) In crinoids, same as oral valve (which see, under oral).
  • 7) Relating to the mouth; mouthly.
  • 8) Spoken rather than written.
  • 9) Of or relating to the mouth.
  • 10) Spoken rather than written.
  • 11) Linguistics Articulated through the mouth only, with the nasal passages closed.
  • 12) Psychology Of or relating to the first stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, from birth to about 18 months, during which the mouth is the chief focus of exploration and pleasure. The oral stage is followed by the anal stage.
  • 13) Used in or taken through the mouth.
  • 14) Consisting of or using speech.
  • 15) Of or pertaining to the mouth; surrounding or lining the mouth.
  • 16) Uttered by the mouth, or in words; spoken, not written; verbal
  • 17) using speech rather than writing
  • 18) a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
  • 19) of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth
  • 20) of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located

Examples

  • 1) A diesel rental car gives more aural pleasure.
  • 2) In fact they provide a surprisingly rich bass, as well as an unexpected subtlety of aural pleasure that exceeds all expectations at this modest price.
  • 3) Both kinds may hold information, the minimum requirement to call an aural disturbance a “communication” rather than simply “noise.”
  • 4) Computer-generated sounds on prerecorded tape, which the composer refers to as aural "wallpaper," are added periodically to the rich instrumental mix.
  • 5) Thus, we can call the aural boundaries "natural" boundaries, and other boundaries "artificial."
  • 6) I'd even give a nod to their live accompaniment to “Planet Earth,” the mother of all nature documentaries; you could argue that live music is a kind of aural HD accompaniment to the film's remarkable nature footage.
  • 7) But a news station is not a place to carry through the Disney mission with a kind of "aural" branding.
  • 8) McLuhan partly bemoaned the rise of the alphabet because it helped destroy an "aural" space that he believed was "cooler."
  • 9) They're all compilations or home recordings of one kind or another, and together they represent a kind of aural inventory of my changing tastes, fortunes and moods since the early 1990s.
  • 10) When it switched from base level to cooling cycle, it cast a kind of aural shadow, not enough to distract, but certainly enough to add color.
  • 11) ‘Another option is a digital aural thermometer that measures the temperature in the ear.’
  • 12) ‘Without doubt, especially during training, aural and other forms of fine sensory feedback are needed.’
  • 13) ‘Sellers faced an even bigger hurdle: he was moving from an aural medium to a visual one.’
  • 14) ‘Questions were geared both to general knowledge and to specific points requiring the use of visual and aural memory.’
  • 15) ‘A Sense of Place will create a fascinating aural impression of Oxfordshire.’
  • 16) ‘It's true what they say about heightened aural perception when you're deprived of your other senses.’
  • 17) ‘By this stage it was obvious the concert was as much a visual as an aural treat.’
  • 18) ‘A delightful film, it takes you on an aural and visual tour of a small rural community at the height of summer.’
  • 19) ‘Yet visual primacy is often at the cost of more effective aural forms of communication.’
  • 20) ‘Whilst men generally rely on visual stimulation for their kicks, women prefer aural pleasure.’
  • 21) ‘So the audience would have different visual experiences, but a shared aural experience.’
  • 22) ‘Cases of deafness were reported in medical journals, as well as aural cavity damage from the insertion of mini headphones.’
  • 23) ‘No performer, teacher, or leader of an ensemble could function properly without a high degree of aural perception.’
  • 24) ‘The day begins violently with the aural attack of The Alarm Clock.’
  • 25) ‘I hope that will not be the last time I shall experience such aural enjoyment.’

Examples

  • 1) This is what you get when governments treat oral health as an optional extra.
  • 2) Experts blame high amounts of sugar in food and drink as well as poor oral hygiene.
  • 3) With oral contraceptives it was when they were with a partner.
  • 4) The guidance says care homes should assess the oral health needs of residents and record them in personal care plans.
  • 5) Work snack warning Eating biscuits and cakes at work is contributing to the obesity epidemic and poor oral health, dentists have said.
  • 6) What does this suggest about his oral language skills?
  • 7) It has been reported that only an oral agreement existed.
  • 8) The pair refused to give oral evidence.
  • 9) This is an oral culture as much as a written one.
  • 10) Yet poor oral hygiene is linked to an increased risk of heart disease.
  • 11) Poor oral health during childhood increases the risk for poor nutrition and other health problems.
  • 12) oral contraceptives became available in the beginning of the sixties.
  • 13) oral language is a much more global language than that of the universities or church declarations.
  • 14) If you have an oral agreement then it is valid until the end.
  • 15) The judge had to decide how much oral evidence to allow at a future hearing.
  • 16) Before that we had only an oral culture.
  • 17) We deal with decay and oral hygiene.
  • 18) Other options available to the creditor include oral examination to see whether it is worthwhile trying to enforce the judgement.
  • 19) If it persists, an oral antibiotic may be needed.
  • 20) The oral reproduction of the stories by the children is the best possible _oral language_ drill, while their partial written review is the basis of much of the regular _composition_ work.
  • 21) And those lucky people who haven’t had oral yet still haven’t had oral… haha.
  • 22) Use condoms or avoid sex, including what we call oral sex because society does not like to use the terms fellatio and cunnilingus.
  • 23) However, be there this distinction betwixt them, or some other, or indeed none at all, yet I presume they were both doctors of traditions, and expounders of that which they called the oral law, in opposition to the scribes, whether amongst the Jews or the Sadducees, who employed themselves in the textual exposition of the law.
  • 24) But he was best known for his books which he called oral histories.
  • 25) ‘They rely on oral interviews rather than written ones.’
  • 26) ‘It focuses on oral communication rather than written communication, which is vital in communities where there are many people who are not literate.’
  • 27) ‘As Ruby and Brown point out in, military records often differed from Spokane versions, which generally assumed an oral, rather than written, form.’
  • 28) ‘Awareness of fabrication and false teaching has long existed but became a major issue in academic circles in the twentieth century due to early reliance on oral, rather than written, transmission.’
  • 29) ‘For example, there is a strong emphasis now on teaching the tricky subject of maths, through an oral technique, rather than the old format of writing it down in your copybook.’
  • 30) ‘But, over the next month, they are expected to deliver written or oral responses to the issues paper, before the inquiry receives final submissions in early August.’
  • 31) ‘In this case, and clearly in many others, there was no written or oral tradition that preserved the author's reasoning for later generations of students.’
  • 32) ‘A lot of the material has been transcribed, which means not only that the material can be read but also that cross referencing from the written to the oral form is a straightforward process.’
  • 33) ‘Campers' discoveries are shared in journal writing, sketching and oral presentation, but they have plenty of time for snorkeling in the ocean and playing on the beach.’
  • 34) ‘He also had written or oral testimony in his support from 27 witnesses, all but five government officials like him.’
  • 35) ‘The notice may be given orally or in writing and takes effect when received; but the agreement may require an oral notice to be confirmed in writing.’
  • 36) ‘I find that this security agreement was primarily oral, but it was also partially written.’
  • 37) ‘There was no evidence of any agreement whether in writing or oral.’
  • 38) ‘They also gain a little confidence in public speaking through their oral reports to the class.’
  • 39) ‘The second option includes writing and presenting an oral defense of a graduate thesis.’
  • 40) ‘My idea is to divide my time doing practice in the mornings and evenings and then to do either written or oral translations during the day.’
  • 41) ‘Primarily, the issue is one of non-disclosure of documents rather than oral testimony.’
  • 42) ‘He also published widely in the teaching of oral language, writing, and methodology.’
  • 43) ‘The governing body may also be represented and may make written and oral representations.’
  • 44) ‘Depending on the nature of the specific disability, the student may benefit from oral instruction, written instruction, or demonstration.’
  • 45) ‘Folk literature from the oral tradition to the printed word encompasses four major types: legends, myths, fables, and fairy tales.’
  • 46) ‘Like the slaves, immersed from birth in an oral tradition, she sings the recipe to retain the words.’
  • 47) ‘We often therefore speak of oral traditions, but the most important element in an oral tradition is not so much the spoken word as it is human memory.’
  • 48) ‘But the oral tradition and literature aren't the same.’
  • 49) ‘I think that it is perhaps true that it is only recorded in the magazine, but I think there has been an oral tradition that has kept it alive.’
  • 50) ‘‘I grew up with this history as an oral tradition, as we all did,’ says Wilson.’
  • 51) ‘Addressing themselves to village audiences and carrying on the tradition of oral literature, they use Tok Pisin exclusively and do not rely on scripts.’
  • 52) ‘African radio stations have been important patrons of music and, in some countries, of poetry and oral literature.’
  • 53) ‘As an oral tradition, Druidry does not anchor itself with scientific or historical facts; instead it breathes, shaping itself through stories ancient and modern.’
  • 54) ‘African Americans relied on an oral tradition, unlike Euro-Americans whose expertise came from magazines and books.’
  • 55) ‘Folktales also played a major role in oral literature and their subject matter ranged from love to heroism to supernatural acts.’
  • 56) ‘The Asmat have a great deal of oral literature, but no written tradition.’
  • 57) ‘The Mordvins have retained a rich body of oral literature and music, much of which was recorded in the Soviet era.’
  • 58) ‘A body of oral literature is being assembled at the Office of Cultural Affairs and has been partially transcribed.’
  • 59) ‘Parts of the early oral literature was recorded by M. Khorenatsi, a fourth-century historian.’
  • 60) ‘The Dinka tradition of oral literature is extensive and a considerable amount has been recorded.’
  • 61) ‘Chapter 1 surveys ancient oral literature, storytelling, and the novel.’
  • 62) ‘The songs and poetry represent oral literature passed on to performers by their teachers.’
  • 63) ‘The system had been used to record oral literature but had ultimately been abandoned.’
  • 64) ‘The literary tradition in Equatorial Guinea is oral rather than written.’
  • 65) ‘Indeed, the effect of the Internet on a largely oral society like Sierra Leone will be profound.’
  • 66) ‘It is unfortunate that Inuit are an oral society, because this great knowledge is not being recognized or understood.’
  • 67) ‘We face problems when our ingrained literacy is brought to oral cultures.’
  • 68) ‘He studied authors from the past along with modernists like Joyce, Eliot, and Pound, remarking how increased literacy altered oral cultures like Homeric Greece.’
  • 69) ‘Computational media can have the same fundamental impact on our individual lives and our societies as reading and writing had to move us from oral to literal societies.’
  • 70) ‘Walter Ong has shown that the thinking processes for oral cultures are significantly different from those in societies where literacy has become widespread.’
  • 71) ‘Missionaries also developed written forms of Pacific Islander languages that were previously nonexistent in the predominantly oral culture.’
  • 72) ‘Basque Americans have been relatively slow to establish a literary tradition, in part because so much of their background was based on an oral culture.’
  • 73) ‘Russia has always been primarily an oral culture in which a wide range of folkloric genres and traditions has flourished and provided the primary form of entertainment.’
  • 74) ‘Maintenance of good oral hygiene and dental care are important.’
  • 75) ‘The chronic exposure to silver compounds both in medical and industrial settings can lead to permanent bluish-black discoloration of oral and nasopharyngeal mucosa.’
  • 76) ‘Sites involved include the oral cavity, anus, and genital mucosa.’
  • 77) ‘Encourage the child to begin rudimentary brushing; however, parents should remain the primary caregiver in oral hygiene procedures.’
  • 78) ‘These days Listerine is advertised only for oral hygiene.’
  • 79) ‘Brushing your teeth is only part of a good oral hygiene program, says a professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.’
  • 80) ‘The patient's oral hygiene was very poor with extensive gingivitis.’
  • 81) ‘Maintenance of oral hygiene is fundamental to the success of the treatment.’
  • 82) ‘Dental screening should be performed at each visit to evaluate for caries and other pathology, and to monitor oral hygiene.’
  • 83) ‘Cigarettes are the main causative factors for lung, oral, oesophageal, stomach, bladder, kidney, pancreas and cervical cancer.’
  • 84) ‘Rarely, the oral, esophageal or ocular mucosa may be involved.’
  • 85) ‘Maintaining good oral hygiene, including toothbrushing and visiting your dentist or hygienist regularly, is a crucial part of caring for your teeth.’
  • 86) ‘Scientists know that alcohol increases the risk of several cancers, including those of the oral cavity, oesophagus, and liver.’
  • 87) ‘Epidemiological evidence show the incidence of esophageal and oral cancers is rising in recent years.’
  • 88) ‘Signs of dehydration include increased thirst, fatigue, dry oral mucosa, and decreased urinary output.’
  • 89) ‘Dentists value the oil for its antiseptic qualities and its gentleness to surrounding oral mucous membranes.’
  • 90) ‘Severe communication difficulties, such as lack of a larynx or oral structures, did not preclude meaningful participation.’
  • 91) ‘As with all oral cancers, it spreads from the oral cavity to the submandibular and cervical lymph nodes.’
  • 92) ‘Hence moderate intake coupled with oral hygiene and dental care is advised.’
  • 93) ‘oral odours are best treated through meticulous oral hygiene and optimal dental care.’
  • 94) ‘Any woman who had ever been pregnant, had a positive pregnancy test, or used estrogen replacement therapy or oral contraceptives was excluded from the study.’
  • 95) ‘Should oral contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy be discontinued before surgery?’
  • 96) ‘There has been little input from the clinicians who prescribe oral contraceptives or from the women who use them.’
  • 97) ‘Over 20 years he'd published more than 100 papers and reports on cardiovascular disease and the oral contraceptive.’
  • 98) ‘The data do not suggest that use of oral contraceptives can interrupt an established pregnancy.’
  • 99) ‘Accumulating side effects might lead women to switch their oral contraceptives.’
  • 100) ‘Not every woman tolerates oral contraceptives as well as you do, but doctors frequently prescribe them for hard-to-treat acne.’
  • 101) ‘Newer oral contraceptives, with lower levels of ovarian steroids, allow follicular growth, but ovulation usually does not occur.’
  • 102) ‘Some medications (such as steroids or oral contraceptives) may also lead to hypertension.’
  • 103) ‘In both cases, the depression responded to treatment with oral contraceptives.’
  • 104) ‘Selected community pharmacists have made an NHS supply of oral emergency contraception available to 2000 women in the past year.’
  • 105) ‘Limitations of this study include the low number of women using oral contraceptives.’
  • 106) ‘Pharmacists who object to dispensing oral contraceptives on religious grounds might find it awkward to quiz a woman about the reason for the prescription.’
  • 107) ‘They are essentially high dose oral contraceptives.’
  • 108) ‘Currently, oral contraceptives cost an average of $25 to $30 per month by prescription.’
  • 109) ‘If your blood pressure increases significantly, you may have to try a different oral contraceptive or switch to a different form of birth control.’
  • 110) ‘The women in the study were 18 to 44 years of age, were ovulating normally, and were not taking oral contraceptives.’
  • 111) ‘These young women were compared with 27 members of the cohort who had never used oral contraceptives by age 21.’
  • 112) ‘Approximately 80 percent of U.S. women born since 1945 have used oral contraceptives.’
  • 113) ‘For even lower doses, fluoxetine is also available as an oral solution and as a 10 mg capsule.’
  • 114) ‘Exam students should do their orals and practical exams for a week at Easter or just before the written exams in June instead.’
  • 115) ‘She tests us on her weekly columns, gives sudden projects and papers and orals due the next day, and asks impossible things.’
  • 116) ‘I had my orals yesterday and just finished my History exam a while ago.’
  • 117) ‘There were a bunch of people (three of them) hanging around the outside of the consultation room (where our orals were scheduled to be), and we all started talking and comparing answers for the thesis questions.’
  • 118) ‘The exams are just around the corner and students are bogged down with preparation work for practicals and orals but the Transition year students found time to raise funds for those less fortunate.’
  • 119) ‘Taps also came out of the orals room similarly dazed.’
  • 120) ‘I was wondering if I should sign up for orals for this Saturday, so that Wednesday would be my last day.’
  • 121) ‘If it goes on after Easter, then there will be major confusion when the orals and the practicals begin.’
  • 122) ‘The thesis defense is probably just like a more terrifying, more stringent form of orals.’
  • 123) ‘We don't even know whether we are going to have our orals next week.’
  • 124) ‘I'm meeting my study group for lunch today, but I'm pretty much ready for orals.’
  • 125) ‘In the now modular examinations for entry to the Royal College of General Practitioners, a candidate must pass each component, including the orals, to pass overall.’
  • 126) ‘But there was a catch: she had to finish her dissertation and pass her orals in just one year.’
  • 127) ‘For this reason traditional unstructured orals and long cases have largely been discontinued in North America.’
  • 128) ‘Well, it should have been yesterday, but I was preoccupied with preparing for my French oral.’
  • 129) ‘I'd also just like to apologise in advanced if the quality of my English diminishes somewhat this week as I cram my head full of French in preparation for my French oral on Friday.’
  • 130) ‘I will most likely have my French oral, and possibly one or two other exams.’
  • 131) ‘This website has been very useful to be because I am in year 7 and this website has helped me find a piece of world news to do my oral on.’
  • 132) ‘Today was ok, except my French oral went horribly wrong.’
  • 133) ‘My French oral is going to be on either the 12th or 13th of May.’
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