By definition or meaning, is a beverage mug or cup that can to accommodate the volume of drinks more when compared to other types of cups.
Generally a volume that can have a mug to hold drinks about 12 ounces or 350 ml, or twice the size of the volume that can be accommodated by the usual cup of tea. But while the event - officially tetentu, mugs are not always used as a place for a warm drink, but more often used to decorate souvenirs that can make an artistic impression and interesting.
Mug in fact has long been known far during ancient times. Based on the research results obtained by the fact that the use of the cup is already known at times - ancient times. Ancient cup in general use material derived from wood, bone, clay and stone. In modern times, technology has been put on mugs materials - materials that are more efficient but durable as using the basic ingredients pottery, poselin, Chinese ceramics, stoneware pot, etc.
Even with the development of technology, mugs currently using plastic materials, stainless steel, glass and other materials that are often encountered in product tuperware, thumbler, and others - others. In addition to having strong endurance, mugs today are not only used as beverage containers, but also as a souvenir, gift, or trimmer or decoration.