Iterators in Kotlin

Collections (Sets, Maps and Lists) are something we use daily. Traversing (Iteration) is the most common operation we perform over any collection.
Iterators are used to traverse over a collection object. It provides access to the elements of the collection object sequentially without exposing the underlying structure of the collection.

How to get an iterator object?

An iterator reference object can be obtained using iterator() function which is declared in the Iterable interface for generic type T. The Iterable interface is extended by the Collection interface which is implemented by all immutable Sets, Maps and Lists.

The Iterable has one more variant interface as MutableIterable which has the same iterator() function but this interface is extended by MutableCollection which is implemented by mutable Sets, Maps and Lists.

How to use an iterator object?

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