Merismus (mer-is’-mus): The dividing of a whole into its parts.
Morning, noon, and night–three times to eat, three times to sleep, three times to work, three times to play–three times for everything. Time and what I do with it–two different things. One is set by WWV. The other is set by me.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)