melting pot


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melting pot

n.
1. A container in which a substance is melted.
2. A place or society in which immigrants of different cultures or races form a single culture.

melting pot

n
1. a pot in which metals or other substances are melted, esp in order to mix them
2. an area in which many races, ideas, etc, are mixed

melt′ing pot`


n.
1. a container in which metals or other substances are heated until they fuse.
2. a country, locality, or situation in which a blending of races, peoples, or cultures takes place.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.melting pot - an environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilatedmelting pot - an environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
environs, surround, surroundings, environment - the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
2.melting pot - a vessel made of material that does not melt easilymelting pot - a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Translations
بوتَقَه
kde dochází k míchání národůkulturmístoras
smeltedigel
melting pot
miesto miešania
kaynaşma yuvası

melting pot

n (fig) → crogiolo
to be in the melting pot → essere ancora in discussione

melt

(melt) verb
to (cause to) become soft or liquid, or to lose shape, usually by heating / being heated. The ice has melted; My heart melted when I saw how sorry he was.
ˈmeltdown noun
the melting of the radioactive material in a nuclear reactor as a result of the failure of the cooling system.
ˈmelting-point noun
the temperature at which a given solid melts. The melting-point of ice is 0 centigrade.
ˈmelting pot noun
a place where different peoples, races, cultures etc blend. The United States is often described as a melting pot.
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