The imaginary line that runs through the ball from side to side of the field before a play begins.
The level of the ball when it is ready to be snapped, an "imaginary line" between the two teams. The line of scrimmage is defined by the tips of the ball when it is set down, and both offense and defense have their own lines of scrimmage. Aloituslinja (Pinomaa)
line parallel to the goal lines where football linesmen line up at the start of each play in American football; "the runner was tackled at the line of scrimmage"
The imaginary line on the field, where the ball is placed to mark the location of the next play.
Before each play, a set of two imaginary lines are used to determine where the players will line up. These are the lines of scrimmage, and pass through each tip of the ball, running parallel to the goal lines.
the yard line at which a down begins.
scrimmage line one of two vertical planes parallel to the goal line when the ball is to be put in play by scrimmage. For each team in American football, the line of scrimmage is through the point of the ball closest to their end line. The two lines of scrimmage are called offensive line of scrimmage and defensive line of scrimmage In Canadian football, the line of scrimmage of the defensive team is one yard their side of the ball.
An imaginary line which no player may cross before the snap; each team has its own line of scrimmage, separated by the neutral zone.
The imaginary line running from sideline to sideline on which the ball is snapped. It moves up and down the field with the ball.
The imaginary boundary of space between the offensive and defensive lines prior to the ball being snapped. The line of scrimmage is where each play starts, and it is where the first contact between the linemen are made.
Imaginary line drawn from the forward tip of the football to the side line
An imaginary line marking the football's position on the field between plays.
An imaginary line extending from sideline to sideline where the ball is spotted.
In American and Canadian football a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line crossing the football field across its narrower dimension, beyond which a team cannot cross until the next play has begun. Its location is based on the spot where the ball is placed after the end of the most recent play and following the assessment of any penalty yards.