melting pot definition

  • noun:
    • A container where a substance is melted.
    • someplace in which immigrants various countries or races form a built-in culture: "Canadians . . . liked to think of their nation as a mosaic in place of a melting pot” ( Kenneth McNaught).
    • A crucible, or similar cooking pot, regularly fuse mixtures of metals etc.
    • a location where many divergent things (usually events or countries, but also talents) come together and they are homogenized.
    • A vessel in which such a thing is melted; a crucible.
    • A place in which folks of different backgrounds come to be similar in tradition. America features usually already been called a melting cooking pot, though the variations in countries of recently appeared immigrants persists beyond the generation of immigrants.
    • A crucible.
    • a vessel manufactured from product that doesn't melt effortlessly; useful for warm chemical reactions
    • an environment by which numerous ideas and events tend to be socially assimilated

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