Meaning of Metal
Metals are materials used in producing equipment used in everyday life. The most common metals are iron, aluminium, tin, etc.
Metals are usually solid but a few of them occur in liquid or powder form. They are made from raw forms called ores. Ores are usually dug from the earth or obtained from rocks.
Metals come in different forms such as rods, tubes, plates, wires, bars liquid.
Ferrous metals contain iron and are magnetic, while nonferrous metals do not contain iron and are non-magnetic.