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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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If they are pollenating, the winds are just going to make it worse,'' said research coordinator Clara Horn, whose Friday samples are expected to show higher pollen counts during a weekend analysis.
Mr Langley said pollen counts in the area were coming to their peak.
com send the alerts when the pollen counts in the subscriber's area are moderate to high, the range most likely to trigger allergy symptoms.
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We always take the crown for the highest pollen counts in the world," Jacobson said.
It is very difficult to completely avoid pollen, but the severity of hayfever symptoms can be reduced by trying to stay indoors when pollen counts are high.
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Hayfever sufferers in the Midlands are facing a summer of misery as pollen counts soar to record levels.
Low counts range between zero and 15; average is between 15 and 90; and high pollen counts range between 90 and 1,500.
The initial service offering will provide customers in cities nationwide a variety of local weather information, including daily and extended forecasts, current conditions and -- at the user's request -- additional data ranging from pollen counts and ozone advisories to wind chill and rainfall measures.