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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When the pollen count is 'high' (between 50-149 grains of pollen in every cubic metre of air) or 'very high' (150 or more), it's best to keep your windows shut at night and first thing in the morning and, if you can, stay indoors during this time as this is when the pollen count is at its highest.
Dr Khawaja said,"In this season when pollen count is high, air is a major trigger of asthma symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath.
Web searches about runny noses and allergy medications can help researchers track changes in pollen count.
Before you plan a city stroll, check the forecasted pollen count before heading off and, after a day out, have a shower and change your clothes once you're home.
And as a weather presenter conducting live outside broadcasts, I've even had asthma attacks and collapsed due to the high pollen count.
In 2000, the average pollen count was around 8,455.
The last time the season started this early was in 1991 when the first high pollen count day was on May 24.
Symptoms vary in severity and may be worse some years than others, depending on the weather conditions and the pollen count.
My best pollen count is looking at my car, the kitchen counter or on the back porch.
Independent Mail: "Upstate pollen count quadruple its usual high"