aural vs oral : Common Errors in English

About aural vs oral

“Aural” has to do with things you hear, “oral” with things you say, or relatingto your mouth.

aural Meaning(s)

  • (a) of or pertaining to hearing or the ear
  • (a) relating to or characterized by an aura

oral Meaning(s)

  • (n) an examination conducted by spoken communication
  • (s) using speech rather than writing
  • (a) of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth
  • (a) of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located
  • (a) 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

aural in News

  1. Let The Sweet Sound Of Three Ford GT40s Fill Your Ear Holes

    What's this here? Oh, not much, just footage of not one, not two, but three Ford GT40s getting whipped around Imola. It's aural stimulation of the highest order. You see, the GT40... oh, the hell with it. I have nothing to add to this. Just watch the video and listen, because it's awesome. There are a couple old-school Porsche 911s in there for good measure, too. You're welcome.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Jalopnik

  2. User Panel Options!!

    Perhaps the great achievement is that, in delivering an album that invites close scrutiny, These New Puritans create an aural haven from the very lifestyle Field of Reeds challenges.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: metacritic

  3. Video: 'Berberian Sound Studio' picks up the sounds of violence

    In Peter Strickland's film, a Foley artist working on a horror movie enters a horror of his own. No blood is spilled or flesh ripped on screen in "Berberian Sound Studio," Peter Strickland's disturbing satirical thriller about the dubbing of a ferocious horror movie made in the style of giallo directors such as Mario Bava, Pupi Avati and Dario Argento. Instead, all the violence is aural.        
    on June 8, 2013 Source: Los Angeles Times

oral in News

  1. Analysis of the North American Oral Solid Drug Dosage Excipients Market

    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the North American Oral Solid Drug Dosage Excipients Market ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Short course of oral steroids can help chronic sinusitis

    DEAR DOCTOR K: I have chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps. My specialist suggested trying oral corticosteroids. What do you think?
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Muscatine Journal

  3. Medimpex United Inc. Offers New Oral Drug Test Product Under Oral Screen Brand

    The Oral Screen brand of Medimpex is synonymous to high-quality products that guarantee reliable results for greater peace of mind. Its current mainly new product, the 3 Panel Oral Fluid Drug Screening Device is essentially a saliva based drug testing kit. This 3-piece device provides a rapid test that only requires 10 minutes to administer and 99% protected from the adulteration. [PR.com]
    on June 11, 2013 Source: PR.com

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