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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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As cedar pollen counts rise, so does the misery index.
Be clever with your clothes drying Avoid drying washing on a clothes-line outside when pollen counts are high.
Web searches could help track long-term trends in pollen counts in areas without monitoring stations.
I recommend that my patients take two capsules of this fast-acting supplement whenever pollen counts rise to uncomfortable levels.
If your symptoms appear between late May and early August, when grass pollen counts are high, you're more than likely not being affected by a cold but hayfever instead.
If your symptoms appear between late May and early August, when grass pollen counts are high (the cause of 95 per cent of hayfever sufferings), you're more than likely not being affected by a cold but hayfever instead.
Along with wraparound sun-glasses, other lifestyle tips include keeping windows closed when pollen counts are high, buying a pollen filter for the car plus bathing and washing your hair as soon as you get home.
In addition, trees that pollenate late, such as oak, will cause high pollen counts if the weather becomes hot and dry, particularly in the south and London.
The Eugene area's very highest daily grass pollen counts - ranging from 570 to 990 grains per cubic meter - have arisen each year between June 9 and June 18, according to Judy Moran, a registered nurse and researcher who conducts daily pollen counts for the Eugene-based Oregon Allergy Associates.
She forecasts that high or very high birch pollen counts on warm, dry days with some wind could occur until early or mid-May, then oak pollen levels could begin to rise, depending on region and weather, while the grass pollen season is likely to start in late May or the beginning of June.
The NHS told sufferers to wear wraparound sunglasses, change clothes and shower going out and indoors when pollen counts are high.
Pollen counts tend to be quite high in the Islamabad region and areas north.