It is not the only intended use for Sets, they are also wicked fast and efficient at locating elements to see if they exist and deleting elements. Both are built-in functionality for Sets. I like to think of sets as almost a Hybrid of Maps and Arrays, its a bit of an oversimplification and generalization but I personally like thinking about them in that way.
One major difference is Arrays are Indexed collections while Sets are Keyed collections, which allows for some of the behaviors I mentioned that are similar to Maps like .has and .delete() and also related to why duplicates are not allowed (Maps also can't have duplicates)
I didn't know that map was its own type of object - in addition to a function on an array
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