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Other common allergies are to pollen, house dust mites and chemicals such as washing powder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other common allergies are to pollen, house dust mites and chemicals such as washing powder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One surprise is that pollen counts are increasing more in urban areas than in the countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The online service has been launched just as the pollen season kicks in. The Sun (2011)They also check the pollen filter as this can seriously affect efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Roses produce heavy pollen which is less likely to be spread by the wind. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This may encourage more dust and pollen movement in the air. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Each year the pollen seasons follow the same general pattern. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Cats can also become allergic to certain kinds of food and also to inhaled pollen and dust. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is this an indication of any change in the pollen count? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Bees love it because it offers a long season of pollen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is proven in studies to block more than a third of pollen grains before they enter the body. The Sun (2016)Check the pollen forecasts daily and if your symptoms are troublesome stay indoors when the pollen counts are high. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The pollen count is given as the number of grains per cubic metre and can only be a general average. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Health officials also warned asthma sufferers yesterday that the combination of thunderstorms and high pollen counts could pose extra problems. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Be aware of the pollen count. The Sun (2011)Top right: a grain of willow pollen wedged between flower petals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)During the peak season, check pollen counts daily and wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from irritation. The Sun (2014)There have been cases where the pollen filter casing doesn't seal correctly with the metal of the bodywork. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another possibility is that the pollen filter is blocked, thus restricting the flow of air into the cabin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If plants are stressed by high temperature or pollution, they produce more pollen to increase their chance of reproduction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The female parts judge male cells by comparing their genes with their own, and reject any pollen grain if it is too alike. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Simple things like pollen filters in the car, wrap around sunglasses and washing your hair before you go to bed can all help. The Sun (2012)The peak season for grass pollen is June and July. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And with summer forecast to be wetter than average, the grass pollen season will last into September. The Sun (2015)They become dusted with pollen from male flowers and, as they blunder around, they transfer it to the female flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: pollen /ˈpɒlən/ NOUN
Pollen is a powder produced by flowers in order to fertilize other flowers.
- American English: pollen
- Arabic: لِقَاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: pólen
- Chinese: 花粉
- Croatian: pelud
- Czech: pyl
- Danish: pollen
- Dutch: stuifmeel
- European Spanish: polen
- Finnish: siitepöly
- French: pollen
- German: Pollen
- Greek: γύρη
- Italian: polline
- Japanese: 花粉
- Korean: 꽃가루
- Norwegian: pollen
- Polish: pyłek kwiatowy
- European Portuguese: pólen
- Romanian: polen
- Russian: пыльца
- Spanish: polen
- Swedish: pollen
- Thai: ละอองเกสรดอกไม้
- Turkish: çiçek tozu
- Ukrainian: пилок
- Vietnamese: phấn hoa
Definition of pollen from the Collins English Dictionary
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