Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope

Drop may refer to any of the following:

1. Drop is an alternative word for discontinue. For example, Microsoft dropped support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014.

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2. In general, drop refers to letting something go. For example, when drag-and-dropping a file on a computer, you are selecting the file, dragging it to an alternate location, and then letting it go.

3. Alternatively called moof, a drop describes when a user is disconnected for no apparent reason.

4. When using the term dropper, it may be an abbreviated way of referring to a malware dropper or an eyedropper.

5. In a game, a drop is any loot that a creature or player drops after being killed.

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