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The Xeros machine aims to run on just a single cup of water and thus
reduce both the energy consumption in spinning/drying the clothes, and
the water consumption needed for conventional washing machines.
This system aims to increase the ability of certification schemes to
deliver assurance to consumers on animal welfare by incorporating
valid, repeatable and feasible animal-based assessment techniques into
The Intelligent Vision Surveillance System aims to increase the
effectiveness of automated surveillance using novel techniques for
recognition of moving objects and adaptive detection of anomalies.
Does this mean "to play a role in doing something"?
"The Xeros machine aims to run on just a single cup of water..."
Does this mean "What the Xeros machine is trying to acheive is to run on just a single cup of water..."?
It really means that the manufacturer intends the machine to run in this way. It is personifying the machine by implying that the machine has this goal.