1. water bug a true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water
  2. waterbuck any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers
  3. attribute a quality belonging to or characteristic of an entity
  4. water wings a life preserver consisting of a connected pair of inflatable bags that fit under a person's arms and provide buoyancy; used by children learning to swim
  5. waterworks a public utility that provides water
  6. water back water heater consisting of a tank or pipes set at the back of a fireplace or in the firebox of a stove
  7. water gas a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with small amounts of other gases; made by blowing steam over hot coke or coal
  8. aerobics exercise that increases the need for oxygen
  9. jitterbug a jerky American dance that was popular in the 1940s
  10. water jug a jug that holds water
  11. water butt a butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater
  12. water ox an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
  13. Waterbury a city in west central Connecticut
  14. watercourse a conduit through which water flows
  15. watercress any of several water-loving cresses
  16. water gauge gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
  17. miter box hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
  18. Areopagus a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
  19. water pump the pump in the cooling system of an automobile that cause the water to circulate
  20. water bird freshwater aquatic bird

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