(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:
(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