pollen count


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pollen count

n.
A measure of the amount of pollen in the air, usually calculated as the average number of pollen grains in a cubic meter or other standard volume over a 24-hour period.

pollen count

n
a measure of the pollen present in the air over a 24-hour period, often published to enable sufferers from hay fever to predict the severity of their attacks

pol′len count`


n.
a count of the pollen in the air, based on the average number of pollen grains collected from the air in a given time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pollen count - the number of pollen grains (usually ragweed) in a standard volume of air over a twenty-four hour period and a specified time and place
count - the total number counted; "a blood count"
Translations

pollen count

nPollenwerte pl, → Pollenzahl f; a high pollen countstarker Pollenflug
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ISLAMABAD -- Residents of the capital city are facing an aggravation in allergy symptoms due to the increase in pollen count with the arrival of spring.
ISLAMABAD -- Pollen count has increased upto 1,427per cubic meter (pcm) in the federal capital here on Thursday.
According to medical experts, increase in number of patients was due to increase in pollen count in air due to sprouting of trees and flowers leaves in month of February and March.
Patients should use mask, hat, glasses and avoid walking outside when pollen count increased, the hospital advised.
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And there will be a very high pollen count - a feature of the whole week until Friday.
The reason it was so bad for hay fever sufferers this week was due to the "very high" grass pollen count throughout the country, including in the North East.
Dr Jean Emberlin, scientific director of Allergy UK, said: "Periods of warm, dry weather interspersed with wet thundery spells create a higher pollen count.
To make sure you're well prepared during hay fever season check the Met Office pollen count daily.
Millions of people could suffer sneezing, stinging eyes and a blocked nose as a high pollen count is predicted across much of the UK today and tomorrow.
The residents of the borough are the region's worst sufferers when the pollen count begins to rise.