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Opaque Objects:

  • Objects through which we cannot see at all are known as opaque objects.
  • They do not allow the light to pass through them at all.

For Example - Wooden Box, Cardboard, Apple

 

Transparent Objects:

  • Objects through which we can see clearly are known as transparent objects.
  • Light can easily pass through them.

For Example - Glass, Water and Air

 

Translucent Objects:

  • Objects through which we can see but not clearly are known as translucent objects.
  • Light can pass through these objects partially.

For Example - Oily Paper, Butter Paper

 

Object/Material

View through the object possible(Fully/Partially/not at all)

Object is Opaque/Transparent/Translucent

Pencil

Not at all

Opaque

Rubber Ball

Not at all

Opaque

Sheet of Paper

Not very sure

Translucent

 

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