You know, I'm very partial to what you are saying here.
Quantitative measurement is necessarily, by its very nature, partial and incomplete.
Rummaging around the internet has provided a partial answer.
I'm not an expert and I can't say for sure, but I think the UN weapons inspectors took a partial view of biological warfare.
Today's side is also partial to knockout competition.
In such cases, the children sometimes got partial answers or intuited something of their situations on their own.
With a few cues, reminders or partial fragments in mind, we can select, interpret, and integrate one thing with another so as to make use of what we learn and remember.
Control of the marriage of a female heiress by the cadet branches of the chiefly house, and the office of tutor or guardian within the clan, were partial answers.
I have a vague sense that dramaturgs may be a partial answer to the director capture problem, but I don't know enough about theatre to say.
Often premature and unconvincing generalisations are made from rather more limited and partial changes.