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(ôräl`), formerly


(yo͝orălsk`, Rus. o͞orälsk`), city (1989 pop. 199,835), NW Kazakhstan, on the Ural River. Among its industries are the repair of agricultural equipment, grain processing, and tanning. It was founded as Uralsk in 1622 by the Ural Cossacks, who fought with Stenka Razin in the uprising of 1667 and against the Bolsheviks in 1918–19. It was an important trade center on the border of European Russia and Kazakhstan.


Of or pertaining to the mouth.


1. relating to, affecting, or for use in the mouth
2. of or relating to the surface of an animal, such as a jellyfish, on which the mouth is situated
3. denoting a drug to be taken by mouth
4. Psychoanal
a. relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which the child's interest is concentrated on the mouth
b. denoting personality traits, such as dependence, selfishness, and aggression, resulting from fixation at the oral stage
5. an examination in which the questions and answers are spoken rather than written
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She dismisses the tales of orgies and rampant anonymous blowjobs as nonsense, noting that she has been able to find only one verified account of a girl performing oral sex on multiple boys at a party.
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The experimental group, in addition to having to do these two oral tasks, undergoes a previous two-week period of explicit corpus-driven activities.
Oral health in America: A report of the Surgeon General.
These masters of oral tradition based their stories and claims in the signs of the land: geological formations, castle ruins, old trees.
After ethnicity and number of live births were taken into account, women with a BRCA1 mutation who had ever used oral contraceptives had a significant 20% increase in the odds of breast cancer relative to those who had never used them.
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Taking quotes from the oral history to use as a public relations, advertising, and marketing tool personalizes a company's products and services.
The significance of preventing dental disease and maintaining oral health in people with disability cannot be overemphasized.
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