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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The pollen count from grasses this time last year was 430 PCM, which can affected those sensitive to these particles, as they remain low and float a few feet above ground level.
According to medical experts, increase in number of patients was due to increase in pollen count in the air due to sprouting of trees and flowers in month of February and March.
ISLAMABAD -- The pollen count has fallen significantly during the last two days due to light rain and the cloudy weather the last few days, which has also lead to the lowering of temperature.
The pollen count in Islamabad rises to as high as 30,000
Keep a check on the pollen counts. Hay fever symptoms are more common when the pollen count is above 50.
Dr Rowan Sil, an NHS GP in Leicestershire, said: "Symptoms of hayfever and other allergies can be worse when the pollen count is high, so it pays to plan ahead in case you are particularly vulnerable.
With weather chiefs warning of the high pollen count this week, it's a good time to make sure you have preventative measures in place.
The recent warm weather and on-going high pollen count has provided the perfect atmosphere for "thunder fever"- also known as "thunderstorm asthma".
Wear wrap-around sunglasses Although hay fever is difficult to avoid when the pollen count is at its highest, there are things you can do to prepare.
* Stay indoors whenever the pollen count is very high
Islamabad -- Pollen count has increased up to 28,9226 per cubic feet in federal capital on Tuesday as pollen concentration increased due to the onset of spring season.
The strong winds followed by 3 mm rainfall on Sunday led to a sharp decline in the pollen count as the floating particles were swept away by the rain water.