HyperDic: melting_pot

English > 2 senses of the expression melting pot:
NOUNlocationmelting potan environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
artifactmelting pot, cruciblea vessel made of material that does not melt easily
English > melting pot: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated.
Broaderenvironment, environs, surroundings, surroundThe area in which something exists or lives
Spanishcrisol
English > melting pot: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions.
Synonymcrucible
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishcrisol
Catalangresol

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