Learner's definition of MELTING POT
: a place (such as a city or country) where different types of people live together and gradually create one community— usually singular
in the melting potBritish
: not yet certain or finally decided: still changing or likely to change
Our plans are still in the melting pot.
It looked like our team was winning, but then everything went back in the melting pot. [=the outcome became uncertain again]