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1. Having the shape of a rectangle.
2. Having right angles or a rectangular base, side, or sides: a rectangular box.
3. Designating a geometric coordinate system with mutually perpendicular axes.

rec·tan′gu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
rec·tan′gu·lar·ly adv.
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Noun1.rectangularity - the property of being shaped like a rectangle
angularity - the property possessed by a shape that has angles
orthogonality - the quality of lying or intersecting at right angles
perpendicularity - the quality of being at right angles to a given line or plane (especially the plane of the horizon)
squareness - the property of being shaped like a square
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In this research work, shape parameters used for extraction of geometric features are aspect ratio, convexity, rectangularity, circularity, circularity ratio, solidity and irregularity.
"Effect of Column Rectangularity on CFRP-Strengthened RCflat Plates." Magazine of Concrete Research 63 (7): 511-525.
What may not be so evident is the way it brings together the play of circularity and rectangularity in the windows themselves, and indeed in the whole architecture (which, I should have mentioned earlier, is derived from the orthogonal crossing of two semicircular barrel vaults).
Maximum height values were taken as height of particles; rectangularity was calculated as the ratio of the particle area to the area of a nonrotated inscribing rectangle.
Based on these geometric features, digital morphological features such as rectangularity, circularity, etc.
Ozcebe, "Effect of column rectangularity on CFRP-strengthened RC flat plates," Magazine of Concrete Research, vol.
It can be seen that the system mainly consists of the following parts: a wet grain barn, a grain dryer, and dried grain barn, and 3 elevators used to raise grains to the barns and 5 belt machines used to transport, of which the new radiation-convection grain dryer is rectangularity in shape and the overall dimensions are 4.75 m in height, 2.06 m in length, and 1.3 m in depth as shown in Figure 2.
To gain a fracture mask, Hessian Matrix and Frangi filter are firstly adopted to enhance the curvilinear structures, then after image binarization, the spurious-fractures and noises are removed by synthesizing the area, circularity and rectangularity. For the second step, for extracting a fracture centerline, according to the mask above, Steger algorithm is used on the original image to detect and link the centerline points, and then the centerline segments are linked based on the distances and angle differences.