a count of the amount of pollen in the air, based on the average of the number of pollen grains that collect on slides exposed to the air for a given period of time.
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How to use pollen count in a sentence
Rising temperatures make it harder to think and sleep, and they increase pollen counts, exacerbating allergies and asthma.
Kaine was treated for the flu through mid-March of 2020 but experienced new symptoms later that month that he thought were flu remnants and allergies related to a spike in the pollen count.
British Dictionary definitions for pollen count
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
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