Here is a first paragraph of a Meta SE post. It has a common word, "drop," that I don't understand in this context (the bolding is mine):
Recently, it was announced that the "Hot on Meta" questions would no longer show up on the SO sidebar. Sara Chipps elaborated a drop on why:
Does "drop" here mean the same as post in this context? Does it come from the idea that one drops a post into the ethernet, like one drops a letter into a mailbox?
d: a place or central depository to which something (such as mail, money, or stolen property) is brought for distribution or transmission
left the package at the drop
also : the act of depositing something at such a place
made the drop
Is this the dictionary definition that comes the closest to the usage in that Meta post?
Note: After the author clarified the meaning here, I went over to Meta SE and edited the post. The author kindly allowed my proposed edit to go through. Here's what it looks like now:
Recently, it was announced that the "Hot on Meta" questions would no longer show up on the SO sidebar. Sara Chipps elaborated a little bit on why: