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- A crucible, or similar pot, used to fuse mixtures of metals etc.
- (idiomatic) A place where many divergent things (often races or cultures, but also talents) come together and are homogenized.
- The festival is a true racial melting pot; people from dozens of countries take part speaking many languages.
place where many divergent things come together and are homogenized