1) Coined by Hermann Weyl in his 1939 book The Classical Groups: Their Invariants and Representations [source: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/symplectic] 2) Whereas an object running around in time could be though of as a "phase space", which in turn would be the same as a "symplectic manifold" (i.e. a set of multiple representations completely describing object's motion), a "symplectic structure" could be thought of as a set of rules defining the object's motion.
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(adj.) referring to the nature of a spacetime physical system and its inclusion of intertwined points (e.g. each different in space, time, momentum)
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