Transparent Translucent Opaque

Paola Diaz


Materials that light can freely transmit all light through are know as Transparent.

Transparent material are materials that allow light straight through them.

Examples are things such as Glass, Water, and Air.

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Translucent materials transmit only part of the light.some light passes through but some does not

You can see through translucent materials although not as clearly “ the image will be fuzzy of distorted somehow

Examples would be frosted glass,tissue,some types of plastic

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materials do not allow any light to be transmitted through them

this would be any type of material or object that you cannot see through

examples would be things like the wall floor table.

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