Definition of in the melting potBritish
- Our plans are still in the melting pot.
- It looked like our team was winning, but then everything went back in the melting pot.
: tender, delicate
: a usually rounded metal or earthen container used chiefly for domestic purposes (as in cooking or for holding liquids or growing plants)
: an enclosed framework of wire, wood, or wicker for catching fish or lobsters
: to place in a pot
: to pack or preserve (something, such as cooked and chopped meat) in a sealed pot, jar, or can often with aspic
: to shoot with a potshot
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