What is the Difference between Transparent and Translucent?

Transparent and Translucent are refer to one of the physical properties of glass and similar materials. Transparency in physics is defined as the property of the glass surface that allows light to pass through without any obstacles. Clear Glass is a good example of transparency. Translucent is defined as the property of the glass surface that does not allow light to pass through. Frosted Glass is a good example of translucency.

Example of Transparent glass. Images are visible clearly
Example of Translucent Image. Images are not visible.

Difference Between Transparent and Translucent Materials

TransparentTranslucent
It allows light to pass through it completely without any obstaclesIt allows only partial light to pass through it.
It obeys the Laws of RefractionIt does not obey the Laws of Refraction.
Images form clearlyLight images get through but do not form clearly.
Clear Glass, Air, and water are examples of transparent objects.Frosted glass is a good example of a translucent object.

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