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loose-leaf

(lo͞os′lēf′)
adj.
Relating to, having, or being leaves that can be easily removed, rearranged, or replaced: a loose-leaf notebook; loose-leaf paper.

loose-leaf

adj
Also: loose-leafed (of a binder, album, etc) capable of being opened to allow removal and addition of pages
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a serial publication published in loose leaves and kept in such a binder

loose′-leaf`



adj.
1. having individual leaves held in a binder (loose′-leaf` bind′er), as by rings that open and close, in such a way as to allow their removal or replacement without tearing: a loose-leaf notebook.
2. of or for use with a loose-leaf binder: loose-leaf paper.
[1900–05]
Translations

loose-leaf

[ˈluːsˈliːf]
A. ADJ [book] → de hojas sueltas
B. CPD loose-leaf binder Ncarpeta f de anillas
loose-leaf folder N = loose-leaf binder

loose-leaf

[ˈluːsˈliːf] adj loose-leaf binder or folderraccoglitore m a fogli mobili

loose

(luːs) adjective
1. not tight; not firmly stretched. a loose coat; This belt is loose.
2. not firmly fixed. This button is loose.
3. not tied; free. The horses are loose in the field.
4. not packed; not in a packet. loose biscuits.
ˈloosely adverb
ˈlooseness noun
ˈloosen verb
1. to make or become loose. She loosened the string; The screw had loosened and fallen out.
2. to relax (eg a hold). He loosened his grip.
ˌloose-ˈleaf adjective
(of a notebook etc) made so that pages can easily be added or removed.
break loose
to escape. The prisoner broke loose.
let loose
to free from control. The circus trainer has let the lions loose.

a loose (not lose) screw.
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This loose-leaf notebook text serves as a fabric science textbook for beginning and intermediate students in fashion.
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[right arrow] Tea experts recommend using loose-leaf white tea and brewing it for three to five minutes in very hot (but not boiling) water.