The noun "metal" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: a solid material that can be mined, like iron, tin, gold, etc.
Example sentence: The belt's buckle is made of metal, and the strap is made of leather.
Meaning: a particular kind or category of metal
Example sentence: Silver, gold and platinum are some of the most expensive precious metals.
Test your understanding:
- How many of these products are made of metal?
- How many metals are used to make these products?