soft paste

any of a variety of artificial porcelains, usually incorporating glass or glass ingredients.
French pâte tendre.
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soft paste
a.  artificial porcelain made from clay, bone ash, etc
 b.  (as modifier): softpaste porcelain
[C19: from paste1 (in the sense: the mixture from which porcelain is made); so called because of its consistency]

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Add a touch of water so you can mix it into a bit of a smooth soft paste.
To a soft paste consistency, capable of being readily and uniformly dispersed to a homogeneous coating.
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