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I'm trying to come up with a name for a class that encompasses an entity's position and orientation. This class isn't a transformation in the 3D sense- a transformation is something this class might create in order to tell the 3D where to draw. This class is meant to describe where an entity is.

I just know there's a good word for this!

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"Spatial". I usually have it as a component of every entity. I believe I picked this up from GIS APIs. – Arcane Engineer May 29 '12 at 7:51
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How about PositionState? Could also include other state parameters of the position like bounding box issues.

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Not bad! Probably better to be straightforward like that :) – Raptormeat May 29 '12 at 2:37

Some ideas from a thesaurus: abode, locus, place, placing, placement, position, post, seat, setting, site, spot, station

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I kind of like "Placement"! Thanks! – Raptormeat May 29 '12 at 2:37

How about 'CurrentState'? or 'CurrentTransformationalState'? Or just 'TransformState'?

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