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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



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

Object is Opaque/Transparent/Translucent


Not at all


Rubber Ball

Not at all


Sheet of Paper

Not very sure



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