Line-of-scrimmage meaning

Either of two imaginary lines extending across the field parallel to the goal line at the ends of the ball as it rests prior to being snapped and at which each team lines up for a new play.
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An imaginary line, parallel to the goal lines, on which the ball rests at the start of each play and on either side of which the teams line up.
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(American football) Either of two imaginary lines across the football field touching one of the two apices of the football which point toward either the defensive side or the offensive side before the center is allowed to touch the ball before each play.
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