- The definition of a mesa is a flat piece of land with steep sides, or a city in Arizona.
- An example of a mesa is a flat plateau that is elevated and looks like a table.
- An example of Mesa is a city near Phoenix.
a small, high plateau or flat tableland with steep sides, esp. in the SW U.S.
Origin of mesaSpanish ; from Classical Latin mensa, a table: see mensal
city in SC Ariz., on the Salt River, near Phoenix: pop. 396,000
Origin of Mesasee mesa
A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
Origin of mesaSpanish, table, mesa, from Old Spanish, table, from Latin mēnsa.
Monument Valley, Utah
A city of south-central Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix.
mesa - Computer Definition
A semiconductor process used in the 1960s for creating the sublayers in a transistor. Its deep etching gave way to the planar process.