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Noun: SLS
  1. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed
    - sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium lauryl sulfate
Noun: SL
  1. A terrorist group formed in Peru in the late 1960s as a splinter group from the communist party of Peru; is among the most ruthless guerilla organizations in the world; seeks to destroy Peruvian institutions and replace them with a Maoist peasant regime; is involved in the cocaine trade
    "SL has been responsible for 30,000 deaths";
    - Shining Path, Sendero Luminoso

Type of: detergent, foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, sulfate [N. Amer], sulphate [Brit, Cdn], terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: SLS