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The term 'ceramic', which is derived from the Greek word 'keramikos' meaning pottery, is used to mention every ceramic product such as baked soil, polished tiles and porcelain (soft, hard or twice fired ceramic). The art of making pottery by baking in furnace is called today as "ceramics".

Ceramics is the art and science of making things from inorganic, non-metallic materials by the action of heat. The term includes the purification of raw materials, the study and ...

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