jQuery.each()

A generic iterator function, which can be used to seamlessly iterate over both objects and arrays. Arrays and array-like objects with a length property (such as a function’s arguments object) are iterated by numeric index, from 0 to length-1. Other objects are iterated via their named properties.

jQuery.grep()

Finds the elements of an array which satisfy a filter function. The original array is not affected.

jQuery.uniqueSort()

Sorts an array of DOM elements, in place, with the duplicates removed. Note that this only works on arrays of DOM elements, not strings or numbers.