Raku ware
Raku ware Ra"ku ware` (r[aum]"k[=oo] w[^a]r`). A kind of earthenware made in Japan, resembling Satsuma ware, but having a paler color. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ceramic chemistry — is a branch of inorganic chemistry that studies the relationship between the physical properties of fired ceramic glazes and their chemistry. Although ceramic technicians have long understood many of these relationships, the advent of computer… …   Wikipedia

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