Serif vs Serum - What's the difference?

serif | serum |

As nouns the difference between serif and serum

is that serif is sheriff while serum is serum.




(en noun)
  • (typography) A short line added to the tops and bottoms of traditional typefaces, such as Times New Roman .
  • Antonyms

    * sans serif





    (wikipedia serum)


  • The clear yellowish fluid obtained upon separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components after it has been allowed to clot. Also called blood serum.
  • Blood serum from the tissues of immunized animals, containing antibodies and used to transfer immunity to another individual, called antiserum.
  • A watery fluid from animal tissue, especially one that moistens the surface of serous membranes or that is exuded by such membranes when they become inflamed, such as in edema or a blister.
  • The watery portion of certain animal fluids, as blood, milk, etc; whey.
  • (skincare) An intensive moisturising product to be applied after cleansing but before a general moisturiser.
  • Derived terms

    * antiserum * blood serum * immune serum * serous * serum sickness * truth serum