- The tendency of the last four or five cheerios in the bowl to stick together for survival.
Bobby's last few Apple-Cinnamon Breakfast Squares floated in his bowl on their own, each square independent and solitary of the other, unlike the cheeriomagnetization exhibited when he usually finished a bowl of his favorite low-sugar cereal - all the o's hugging each other as if they just got tossed off the Titanic.
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Cheerio effect — In fluid mechanics, the cheerio effect is the tendency for small wettable floating objects to attract one another. The comedian and author Rich Hall called this effect cheeriomagnetization , using it as an example of a word that needed to be… … Wikipedia