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- adj. Consisting of loose leaves (pages), often collected in a binder, rather than being bound like a book or stapled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. having rings that open and close permitting insertion and removal of pages; -- of notebooks and binders and the paper used in them.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being or having leaves that can be easily removed or rearranged
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An old letter from a girlfriend written on looseleaf paper in blue ink and with several places where the blue ink has run, detailing her undying love.
In a looseleaf binder she keeps a running list of book requests from teachers.
For some of my books, I set up a looseleaf notebook to hold all the material I've come up with.
Bring a folder or two, some looseleaf paper, a one subject notebook and pens and pencils on the first day.
But now, as I add more titles to my "keeper" pile, I make sure to use a bookmark, whether it's one I picked up at a store for free, or a piece of looseleaf.
I hadn't seen a lot of trompe l'oeil looseleaf paper at that point and thought it was neat-o.
I have about a dozen looseleaf tea blends at home at any one time, from plain Darjeeling to heavily-spiced chai* blends.
She slipped into the back office, then came back with a looseleaf notebook that said EMPLOYEE ATTENDANCE on the spine.
A piece of looseleaf paper did the trick, and I wrote it all out, careful to keep my tears from smudging the ink.
If you want to read about how Steve Martin feels about acting and comedy, couldn't you find several looseleaf binders full of that stuff?