Cereal vs. Serial

Cereal
<noun>
  • A breakfast food
    • example:  I ate cereal for breakfast.
Serial
<adjective>
  • Being part of a large number of things
    • example:  What is the serial number on your iPad?
  • Repeatedly committing the same action
    • example:  He was a serial killer.

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Examples

Cereal
  • I like eating cereal.
  • Cereal is good for you.
  • She eats cereal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • What is your favorite cereal?
Serial
  • She is a serial killer.
  • What is the serial number of your device?
  • Watch out for serial killers.
  • I am a serial entrepreneur.
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