(of a book, notebook, etc.) consisting of individual leaves held in a binder (loose-leaf binder ), as by rings that open and close, in such a way as to allow their removal, return, or replacement without tearing.
of or for use with a loose-leaf binder: loose-leaf paper.
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How to use loose-leaf in a sentence
It allows you to use loose-leaf tea, which is easier to keep fresh in storage.
I stocked up on reams of loose-leaf paper and dozens of mechanical pencils.
A record of the salesman's total business is made on the loose-leaf form shown in Fig. 5.
From her pocket she took a crisp new loose-leaf notebook, the like of which could no longer be indulged in by ordinary folks.Paris Vistas | Helen Davenport Gibbons
During the early weeks he had found a thick loose-leaf binder in the back of one of the desk drawers.Gone Fishing | James H. Schmitz
Experiments may be tried along this line, and the relative merits of the various loose-leaf binders investigated.
Try to sell the class or the teacher a new kind of loose leaf note book for science or English work.Business English | Rose Buhlig
British Dictionary definitions for loose-leaf
(of a binder, album, etc) capable of being opened to allow removal and addition of pages
a serial publication published in loose leaves and kept in such a binder
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